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Curious students will gain perspective on world history from the time line, which places in order of invention such valuable entities as the numeral system, clepsydra, and encyclopedia.
It was the Mayans who were among the first to discover the importance of zero in mathematics even, even the Romans had little comprehension of its significance in arithmetic, that's why it's not used in their numeral system.
It is not difficult to identify DNA as a naturally referred as a quaternary numeral system, With the DNA base adenosine representing the number "0", thymine representing "1", cytosine representing "2" and guanine representing "3", we are essentially encoding the 256 characters with this base-4 numeral system.
The first decade of the first century AD could not have started with year zero as the Roman numeral system used at the time did not have a zero.
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.