Decimal Selection Functions

Michael Brian Maltenfort*

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When we take a decimal form of a number in the unit interval [0,1], we can form a new number by selecting certain digits and discarding the others. We analyze the properties of this process, particularly in relationship to a recent Monthly article.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)628-634
Number of pages7
JournalAmerican Mathematical Monthly
Issue number7
StatePublished - Aug 9 2019


  • MSC: Primary 26A15
  • Secondary 26A03

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Mathematics(all)

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