I feel stupid asking but I have a homework question that asks to describe the "z" number system. Does anyone care to explain waht this is and include 3 examples? My guess is that its the integer system but i have no idea.

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- Feb 9th 2007, 04:41 PMcheckmarksthe "z" number system
I feel stupid asking but I have a homework question that asks to describe the "z" number system. Does anyone care to explain waht this is and include 3 examples? My guess is that its the integer system but i have no idea.

thank you. - Feb 9th 2007, 05:07 PMPlato
Z is the first letter in the German words “zahl”=number or “zahlen”= to count.

Because the German Universities dominated mathematics in the nineteenth and early twentieth century, Z became the symbol for the integers.