TITLE

NUMERALS in Ancient Civilizations

PUB. DATE
January 2006
SOURCE
World Almanac for Kids;2006, p193
SOURCE TYPE
Almanac
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses numerical systems in ancient civilizations. The Egyptians, Babylonians, Greeks, Mayan, and Hindu cultures all had their own forms of writing numbers, although several similarities can be seen between several cultures. Roman numerals, for instance, are based on a series of letters that are added up to form larger values and are still used today.
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22692142

 

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