From: William J Poser (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Date: Sat Jun 05 2010 - 11:44:59 CDT
>a letter to The Times from someone who, seriously,
>felt that it would also be a good time to switch to teaching duodecimal
>arithmetic in the schools.
Many years ago, when I took Number Theory from the late, wonderful N.
James Schoonmaker, he spent some time advocating the virtues of duodecimal
and made us do all calculations for a week in duodecimal. He was, however,
aware that the general public was unlikely to adopt it. He regarded the
failure to use duodecimal more as a lost opportunity.
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