You can easily see that a change in the MSD will increase or decrease the value of the number the
greatest amount. Changes in the LSD will have the smallest effect on the value. The nonzero digit of a
number that is the farthest LEFT is the MSD, and the nonzero digit farthest RIGHT is the LSD, as in the
In a whole number the LSD will always be the digit immediately to the left of the radix point.
What term describes a single object?
A symbol that represents one or more objects is called a _________.
The symbols 0, 1, 2, and 3 through 9 are what type of numerals?
What does the base, or radix, of a number system tell you about the system?
How would you write one hundred seventy-three base 10?
What power of 10 is equal to 1,000? 100? 10? 1?
The decimal point of the base 10 number system is also known as the _________.