Part of my job is to help other kids find books, because not everyone has a keenly organized mind. Some kids could wander the library for hours and still have no idea how to find anything. For them, the Dewey Decimal System might as well be advanced calculus. Votes: 3

Counting in octal is just like counting in decimal, if you don't use your . Votes: 2

I believe that economists put decimal points in their forecasts to show they have a sense of humor. Votes: 2

The Dewey decimal system really works. So that's all I needed to know. Elementary school taught me that. Votes: 2

The dark energy is not exactly zero, but the first 122 decimal points are zero. That's crazy. That is really one of the craziest things we've ever discovered. Votes: 2

Whenever I see a forecast written out to two decimal places, I cannot help but wonder if there is a misunderstanding of the limitations of the data, and an illusion of precision. Votes: 2

I recited Pi to 22,514 decimal points in five hours and nine minutes. I was able to do this because of weeks of study, aided by the unusual synaesthesic way my mind perceives numbers as complex multidimensional coloured and textured shapes. Votes: 2

Counting in octal is just likst counting in decimal--if you don't use your thumbs. Votes: 0

Ben wished the world was organized by the Dewey decimal system. That way you'd be able to find whatever you were looking for. Votes: 0

All that is born and destroyed is reborn in the sweep of the ages; Life like a decimal ever recurring repeats the old figure. Votes: 0

The standard model gives us an accuracy of ten decimal digits, this is an amazing success that has never been achieved before in science. Votes: 0

Black folks are judged by quantity, not quality. It's a decimal point or figure. How different is that from slavery? There's no moral code, it's just about successful business for America. Votes: 0

All we know about the world teaches us that the effects of A and B are always different-in some decimal place-for any A and B. Thus asking "are the effects different?" is foolish. Votes: 0

It is true that even across the Himalayan barrier India has sent to the west, such gifts as grammar and logic, philosophy and fables, hypnotism and chess, and above all numerals and the decimal system. Votes: 0

It seemed as though the main framework had been put together once and for all, and that little remained to be done but to measure physical constants to the increased accuracy represented by another decimal point.

Ten decimal places of Ï are sufficient to give the circumference of the earth to a fraction of an inch, and thirty decimal places would give the circumference of the visible universe to a quantity imperceptible to the most powerful microscope.

For the record, do I know anyone not a demon or a freak?" " Nick "Yes, you do. Not sure if Bubba and Mark go into the latter or not, though. I'm too tired to mentally categorize them. You figure it out, and I'll go with your Dewey decimal." " Caleb

I always say when you see that old black-and-white footage of the rocket on the launch pad and it falls over and explodes, that's because people had slide rules. Not having the decimal point is a real drawback. You want the decimal point, take it from me.

It is a misfortune for a science to be born too late when the means of observation have become too perfect. That is what is happening at this moment with respect to physical chemistry; the founders are hampered in their general grasp by third and fourth decimal places.

The Dewey decimal system really works. So that's all I needed to know. Elementary school taught me that. Votes: 1 Michelle Rodriguez