Numeral System FAQs:


Q: Are numeral systems sometimes called number systems?

A: Yes, but that name is ambiguous, as it could refer to different systems of numbers, such as the system of real numbers, the system of complex numbers, the system of p-adic numbers, etc.

Q: Is a numeral system the unary numeral system?

A: Yes, and in which every natural number is represented by a corresponding number of symbols.

Q: Is a numeral system the modified version of the Hindu numeral system developed in India?

A: Yes.

Q: Are numeral systems based on the positional system in base 2 , with two binary digits, 0 and 1?

A: Yes, Positional systems obtained by grouping binary digits by three or four are commonly used.

Q: Was a numeral system of this type?

A: Yes, and the Roman numeral system was a modification of this idea.