# Numeration Systems

## Why Numeration Systems Exist, History, The Bases Of Numeration Systems, Base 2, Base 10 Or Decimal

Numeration systems are structured methods or procedures for counting in order to determine the total units in a collection. Numeration systems consist of counting bases (base 2, base 5, base 10, base 20, etc.) and some form of representation. This representation might be as primitive as the hand signals used in aborigine cultures and in the trading pits of stock exchanges, or it could be written on **paper** or inscribed magnetically in an electronic medium like a computer diskette.

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- Numeration Systems - History
- Numeration Systems - The Bases Of Numeration Systems
- Numeration Systems - Base 2
- Numeration Systems - Base 10 Or Decimal
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