HISTORY
ANCIENT INDIA
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Sanskrit


Hieroglyphics


Cuneiform


HinduArabic

Detailed explanation1: It was invented between the 1st and 4th centuries by Indian mathematicians. The system was adopted in Arabic mathematics by the 9th century. It became more widely known through the writings of the Persian mathematician AlKhwārizmī (On the Calculation with Hindu Numerals, c.
Detailed explanation2: The system became known in western Europe through the works of Islamic commentators whose works were translated into Latin. The HinduArabic numerals, as they are now known, greatly facilitated arithmetic computations, particularly multiplication and division.
Detailed explanation3: The Evolution of a System Our own number system, composed of the ten symbols 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 is called the HinduArabic system. This is a baseten (decimal) system since place values increase by powers of ten.
Detailed explanation4: The number system used throughout the world today was developed by the Guptas in India.