What Do You Know About Location Arithmetric?

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What Do You Know About Location Arithmetric?

We owe the development of this technique to John Napier, an 17th century mathematician. It is described as the additive binary numerical systems with clear and concise rules. Are you ready to pass our quiz about this branch of mathematics? Take our quiz and see how you perform.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    What's a binary notation?
    • A. 

      It is a binary number expressed in base-3 numerical system.

    • B. 

      It is a binary number expressed in base-2 numerical system/binary numerical system.

    • C. 

      It is a binary number expressed in base-3 binary numerical system.

    • D. 

      It is a number expressed in base-2 numerical system/binary numerical system.

  • 2. 
    What's the purpose of a sign-value notation?
    • A. 

      To represent numbers and symbols of numeric signs that added together equal the number represented

    • B. 

      To represent symbols by a series of numeric signs that added together equal the number represented

    • C. 

      To represent numbers by a series of numeric signs that added together equal the number represented.

    • D. 

      To represent a series of numeric signs that added together equal the targeted result.

  • 3. 
    What's the other name for positional notation?
    • A. 

      Value notation

    • B. 

      Place-value notation

    • C. 

      Place notation

    • D. 

      Arithmetic value

  • 4. 
    What's the first step in addition in the intuitive algorithm?
    • A. 

      To substract similar symbols.

    • B. 

      To rearrange smaller values.

    • C. 

      To simplify the equation.

    • D. 

      To rearrange the conjoined numerals digits.

  • 5. 
    What is a carry in arithmetic?
    • A. 

      It is a digit that is transferred from 2 columns of digits to other columns of 1 significant digit.

    • B. 

      It is a digit that is transferred from 2 columns of digits to other columns of more significant digits.

    • C. 

      It is a digit that is transferred from 1 column of digits to another column of more significant digits.

    • D. 

      It is a digit that is transferred from 1 column to another column of less significant digits

  • 6. 
    How is doubling done?
    • A. 

      By adding a numeral to others.

    • B. 

      By adding a numeral to itself.

    • C. 

      By substracting a numeral to itself.

    • D. 

      By adding a numeral to 3 others.

  • 7. 
    How was the Egyptian multiplication accomplished?
    • A. 

      By multiplying 2 numbers that don't require the multiplication table.

    • B. 

      By adding 2 numbers that don't require the multiplication table.

    • C. 

      By substracting 2 numbers that don't require the multiplication table.

    • D. 

      By multiplying 4 numbers that don't require the multiplication table.

  • 8. 
    What is a bisection method?
    • A. 

      It a root-finding method that bisects an interval.

    • B. 

      It a root-finding method that bisects an subinterval and then selects an initial interval

    • C. 

      It a method that bisects an interval and then selects a subinterval.

    • D. 

      It a root-finding method that bisects an interval and then selects a subinterval.

  • 9. 
    What is a dichotomic search?
    • A. 

      It's a search algorithm that operates by selecting between 2 distinct alternatives.

    • B. 

      It's an algorithm that operates by selecting between 2 distinct alternatives.

    • C. 

      It's a search algorithm that operates by selecting between 4 distinct alternatives.

    • D. 

      It's a search algorithm that operates by selecting between 1 distinct alternative.

  • 10. 
    What's a subtraction in arithmetic?
    • A. 

      It is an operation that represents the operation of removing objects from a collection.

    • B. 

      It is an arithmetic operation that represents the operation of removing objects from a collection.

    • C. 

      It is an arithmetic operation that represents removing objects from a collection.

    • D. 

      It is an arithmetic operation that represents the operation a collection.