The Sexagesimal System


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…

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