Unit-2 The World of Numbers

This unit puts light on the invention of numbers, origin of these numbers and how old are they.

Why do you think the Hindu Arabic system has turned out to be the most popular? What are its advantages over the Roman numerals?

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•The representation of numbers in Hindu-Arabic numerals is simple and not cumbersome, compared to Roman numerals and other system of numerals.

•The Hindu-Arabic system incorporates 0, which is crucial to mathematics.

•The Hindu-Arabic system is based on the “place-value” of numbers, which makes arithmetic operations easier to compute.

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