Hindu-Arabic numeral


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Hindu-Arabic numeral

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Noun1.Hindu-Arabic numeral - one of the symbols 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,0Hindu-Arabic numeral - one of the symbols 1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,0
numeral, number - a symbol used to represent a number; "he learned to write the numerals before he went to school"
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Counting to 60 on a clock comes from the Babylonian number system whereas counting in 10s comes from the Hindu-Arabic numeral system.
The spreading of the Hindu-Arabic numeral system in Europe, primarily through the publication in the early 13th century of his Book of Calculation, the Liber Abaci.
Two years later, he published Liber Abaci and introduced Hindu-Arabic numerals to the West.
Algebra was not an offshoot of Hindu-Arabic arithmetic--Euclid was writing about algebra over a millennium before Hindu-Arabic numerals first appeared in Europe.
These plates have to mandatorily be in modern Hindu-Arabic numerals with Latin script.
As a young man, he traveled to North Africa and learned Hindu-Arabic numerals and al-jabr, the basis of modern algebra.