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The decimal system has this name because it was first used by Indian mathematicians and was then adopted by Persian and other Arabic mathematicians. It then later spread to the western world and became the world's primary system of numeration.

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Q: Why is your system of numeration called a Hindu Arabic system?
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Why is your numeration called Hindu-arabic?

Because the system was developed by the Hindu-Arabians.

How many 4-digit numbers are there in the hindu-arabic numeration system?

There are 9000 4-digit numbers in hindu-arabic numeration system

How do you use Hindu-Arabic numeration system?

hindu-arabic is basically your normal number system - 123456789 etc

What are the differences and similarities of numeration system to Hindu Arabic?

There is a difference in the numeration system of Hindu Arabic compared to other societies numeration system. The Hindu Arabic system uses symbols to represent the numbers that are lower than ten, while other societies use numbers instead of symbols.

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What is the advantage of the Hindu-Arabic numeration system over that of other numeration systems like Roman Numeration System?

i have now ideaImproved Answer:-It contains a zero figure thus facilitating the ease and speed of calculating numbers.

What are the Advantages and disadvantages over the roman numeration and Hindu Arabic system?

Try to multiply cxxix by dccclxvii! (That's 129 x 867)

Which numeral system is in common use today?

It is the Hindu-Arabic numeral system.

What is the difference between the Hindu-Arabic decimal system and the Babylonian numeration system?

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