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For counting, just as any other number system.

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Q: What was the babylonian number system used for?
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When was the babylonian number system used?

This base 60 number system was used in 1800b.c


What number system did the Babylonian's use?

The Babylonians used a base 60 system.


How do you write 78 in babylonian?

Babylonian used the sexadecimal system which has 60 as the base number but they also wrote the number in the cuneiform writing system wich I posted it in the related links below.


How many symbols in the Babylonian number system?

I posted the information in the related links box below. Babylonian used cuneifor writting so that you have to see.


Which number is special to the babylonians?

The number system they used back them is the sexagesimal system. Our system has 10 digits from 0 to 9. So they used a system with 60 digits. That's why it is called a sexagesimal system. So make that a 60 for the Babylonian number.


When did the Babylonian Number system Start?

1900 BC


Why is a minute 60 second long and not 100?

Because it is based on the Babylonian number system, which used 6 extensively.


How convenient was Babylonian number system?

They the Sexagesimal number system. It means that it has a numeral system with sixty as its base. We used the decimal system with ten as its base. The system was convenient back then but I would not change our decimal system for the sexagesimal.


What is the rule of the Babylonian number system?

fighting eating and drinking


What are the advantages and disadvantages of the babylonian number system?

search it your own self


What is the difference between Hindu-Arabic and Babylonian number systems?

Hindu-Arabic is our current number system while Babylonian numbers are an ancient number system which uses base 60 and uses only two symbols.


What are the advantages and disadvantages of the babylonian system?

WHAT are the advantages and disadvantage of the babylonian system

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