The Sexagesimal System
The Sumerians who lived in Mesopotamia (nowadays Iraq) 5000 years ago, developed a sexagesimal computation system. The sexagesimal system is a base 60 computation system. Why?
Why not base 10 (decimal), base 2 (computers), base 12 (Egyptians), base 20 (Mayans)?
Have a look back in the old times and admire their practical and theoretical knowledge…