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Babylonian number

Babylonian number

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KNOWING NUMBERS(MTE 3101)
NUMERATION SYSTEM(BABYLONIAN)Evolved between 3000 and 2000 B.C
 
H
ISTORY:
Babylonian lives in Mesopotamia betweenthe Tigris and Euphrates river.
They began by using clay tokens for trading and keeping track of things.
Create symbols for different quantities.
 
Evolved into a complex number system ±cuneiform script.
These symbol were baked in the hot sun.
Archeologists have found thousand of mathematical and economic tablet fromthis periods.

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