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MSC #10 – Using a Base

We have used bases, mostly powers of ten, in our earlier ”specials” – in getting the ten’s complements and in completing the whole. Here we will show how with the use of bases, we can mentally solve lengthy calculations.   The…

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MSC #3 – Number Splitting

Number splitting or number decomposition involves partitioning a number into two or more components. Many arithmetic calculations can be simplified by number splitting but it also has applications in higher math. The division 653,978 ÷ 13, for example can be…

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