Re: Arabic numbers

From: Behnam (
Date: Wed Mar 14 2007 - 19:13:21 CST

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    Thank you for clarification. I should have been more precise in my
    comments to this knowledgeable audience. But I meant 'brought' not
    invented by Arab civilization. I used invention as it was understood
    by those who adopted it thus, the term 'Arabic numbers'.


    On 14-Mar-07, at 8:32 PM, John Hudson wrote:

    > Sorry, but the 10 digit numeral system was not invented in Arab
    > civilization, that is only the route by which it came to European
    > knowledge.

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