# Decit

A decit, or “decimal digit” (also known as a “dit”, “ban”, or “hartley”) is the amount of information required to single out one thing from a set of ten. That is, a decit is a measure of information equal to \(\log_2(10)\approx 3.32\) shannons.

Parents:

- Mathematics
Mathematics is the study of numbers and other ideal objects that can be described by axioms.

- Information theory