As a result, number systems are from different cultures invented different number systems.
- The symbols of writing numbers are called numerals.
- The number system we use today is the Hindu-Arabic numeration system.
Briefly describe how you derive at the representation.
You may refer to wikipedia write-up on "Arabic numerals": http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Arabic_numerals
Submitting your work...
- Create a post in your personal blog with the Heading "12 January: Numbers as a Language"
- Submit the permlink of that post to COMMENTS (below).
Complete the task by this weekend (16 January 2010)...
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- Hao En: Maya Numbers
- Darryl Lam: Roman Numerals
- Jia Sheng: Traditional Chinese Characters
- Jasper Phang: Unary Number System
- Jurvis Tan: Maya Numbers
- Karan: base 60 system (sexigesimal)
- Lionel: Eyptian Number System
- Christopher: Binary Numbers
- Yu Zhe
- Idris: Roman Numbers
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