chapter  4
Radix Numbers: A Historical Overview
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Radix is a term for root of a number. It is a number or symbol which is made the bases of a scale of numeration (Simpson and Weiner, 1989: 108). Such as in the study of grammar; natural, or human languages, a set of rules defi nes the root of a word, a morpheme, as being the main or core aspect of the word; morpheme, that is developed by prefi xes, added in the initial position of the word, or suffi x, added to the end of the word.