Discussing the curricular changes, she announced the new books, for the first time, integrated Arabic numerals
instead of Hindi, which were used in the previous versions.
Should Americans, as part of their school curriculum, learn Arabic numerals
? Civic Science, a Pittsburgh-based research firm, put that question to some 3,200 Americans recently in a poll seemingly about mathematics, but the outcome was a measure of students' attitudes toward the Arab world.
Those results, which quickly inspired more than 24,000 tweets, might have been sharply different had the pollsters explained what "Arabic numerals
Associate Professor Adrian Dyer said that while humans were the only species to have developed systems to represent numbers, like the Arabic numerals
we use each day, the research showed the concept can be grasped by brains far smaller than ours.
Fifty-Six percent of Americans do not want Arabic numerals
taught in US schools, according to a study conducted by Civic Science.
The self-winding model with hours, minutes, seconds and date indication features a lacquered dial enhanced by a gold case, an applied gold 3D Audemars Piguet signature made in galvanic growth, as well as curved gold indexes and Arabic numerals
The Ministry of Commerce and Industry called on consumers while purchasing gold, silver or platinum jewelry to ensure that there are Arabic numerals
that symbolize the goldsmiths' standard.
With no "appropriation" allowed, jazz would have to be confined to North America; Arabic numerals
would be restricted to India, where they originated; Swahili would be eliminated in most of Africa since it was a commercial lingua franca imposed by Arab slave traders; wine and brandy would be limited to Georgia and Armenia, where they were first cultivated; tomatoes, potatoes, corn, chocolate, and even Egg McMuffins would never cross the Atlantic or Pacific; and haggis would be strictly confined to Scotland (that I could live with).
At its heart is a blue vertical satin-brushed dial punctuated by rhodium-plated hour-markers and Arabic numerals
. L.U.C Quattro is issued in a 50-piece limited series, fitted with an impeccably chic matte brown double-sided alligator leather strap.
Cased in stainless steel, the watch features anthracite Arabic numerals
with dots for indexes.
Minister of the Interior Hsu Kuo-Yung said during an interview with the American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei's Taiwan Business TOPICS magazine that the MOI intends to remove structural control by changing the format of the uniform ID number for foreigners from 'two English letters followed by eight Arabic numerals
' to 'one English letter followed by nine Arabic numerals
,' same as the national ID card, according to the MOI.
The ministry has urged consumers to look for inscriptions of Arabic numerals
while buying gold, silver or platinum jewellery.