Math Lesson 1.1.2 - Babylonian Numerals

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Babylonian Numerals

Babylonia was another famous ancient civilization that used their own numerals. They used the following symbols to represent numbers:

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Numbers smaller than 100 were written by combining the above symbols as in the Egyptian system. Larger numbers instead were written as product of numbers smaller than 100 with a space between the factors. For example,

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1.1Numbering Systems, a Historical View
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1.1.1Egyptian Numerals
1.1.2Babylonian Numerals
1.1.3Mayan Numerals
1.1.4Roman Numerals
1.1.5Hindu-Arabic Numerals
1.1.6Classes and Placeholders

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