# Number - Radix (Point|Character)

## About

A radix point (or radix character) ^{1)} is the symbol used in numerical representations to separate:

- the integral part of a number (to the left of the radix point)
- from its fractional part (to the right of the radix point).

Not to be confound with the base also called Radix

The radix is locale dependent and is:

- a period (full stop) .,
- or a comma ,.

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