# WORLD CIVILIZATION

## CIVILIZATION

### SUMERIAN

 Question [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
In the Sumerians Mathematics system, they create a place-value system based on?
 A 10 B 100 C 60 D 5
Explanation:

Detailed explanation-1: -Sexagesimal, also known as base 60 or sexagenary, is a numeral system with sixty as its base. It originated with the ancient Sumerians in the 3rd millennium BC, was passed down to the ancient Babylonians, and is still used-in a modified form-for measuring time, angles, and geographic coordinates.

Detailed explanation-2: -Sumerian math was a sexagesimal system, meaning it was based on the number 60. The system βis striking for its originality and simplicity, ββ the mathematician Duncan J. Melville of St.

Detailed explanation-3: -The number of seconds in a minute-and minutes in an hour-comes from the base-60 numeral system of ancient Mesopotamia. Developed around 3100 B.C., the sexagesimal system, as it is known, has fallen out of favor but is still used (with slight adjustments) to measure time and angles.

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