Numbers

Some articles on numbers:

Polybius - Cryptography
... Five numbers were then aligned on the outside top of the square, and five numbers on the left side of the square vertically ... Usually these numbers were arranged 1 through 5 ... By cross-referencing the two numbers along the grid of the square, a letter could be deduced ...
Finnish Grammar - Numbers
... Please refer to the separate numbers article for details of how numbers work in Finnish ...
Dual Number - Differentiation
... One application of dual numbers is automatic differentiation ... Consider the real dual numbers above ... it is straightforward to extend the domain of this polynomial from the reals to the dual numbers ...
Dual Number - Algebraic Properties
... In abstract algebra terms, the dual numbers can be described as the quotient of the polynomial ring R by the ideal generated by the polynomial X2, R/(X2) ... this description, it is clear that the dual numbers form a commutative ring with characteristic 0 ... Moreover the inherited multiplication gives the dual numbers the structure of a commutative and associative algebra over the reals of dimension two ...
Yelkouan Shearwater - Ecology and Status
... Most winter in that sea, but small numbers enter the Atlantic in late summer ... This is a gregarious species, which can be seen in large numbers from boats or headlands, especially in autumn ... thus, while not threatened judging from its absolute numbers, could be vulnerable to adverse effects of inbreeding ...

More definitions of "Numbers":

  • (noun): The fourth book of the Old Testament; contains a record of the number of Israelites who followed Moses out of Egypt.
    Synonyms: Book of Numbers

Famous quotes containing the word numbers:

    The forward Youth that would appear
    Must now forsake his Muses dear,
    Nor in the Shadows sing
    His Numbers languishing.
    Andrew Marvell (1621–1678)

    All experience teaches that, whenever there is a great national establishment, employing large numbers of officials, the public must be reconciled to support many incompetent men; for such is the favoritism and nepotism always prevailing in the purlieus of these establishments, that some incompetent persons are always admitted, to the exclusion of many of the worthy.
    Herman Melville (1819–1891)

    I had but three chairs in my house; one for solitude, two for friendship; three for society. When visitors came in larger and unexpected numbers there was but the third chair for them all, but they generally economized the room by standing up.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)