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 Re: Why (western) humans use the decimal system? Mladen Janković16-May-18 3:31 Mladen Janković 16-May-18 3:31
 Re: Why (western) humans use the decimal system? André Pereira16-May-18 4:54 André Pereira 16-May-18 4:54
 Re: Why (western) humans use the decimal system? kmoorevs13-May-18 4:57 kmoorevs 13-May-18 4:57
 Re: Why (western) humans use the decimal system? User 1106097913-May-18 5:23 User 11060979 13-May-18 5:23
 Re: Why (western) humans use the decimal system? milo-xml14-May-18 2:14 milo-xml 14-May-18 2:14
 Re: Why (western) humans use the decimal system? maze313-May-18 22:33 maze3 13-May-18 22:33
 Re: Why (western) humans use the decimal system? Kirill Illenseer13-May-18 23:25 Kirill Illenseer 13-May-18 23:25
 Re: Why (western) humans use the decimal system? Kirk 1038982114-May-18 4:06 Kirk 10389821 14-May-18 4:06
 It's hard to see the past with future knowledge. There were 2 concepts. COUNTING, which everyone had to learn how to do. And NOBODY bothered COUNTING ZERO of something. Does a cow farmer record ZERO Sheep, ZERO Goats, etc... Nope, he counts cows... And if the count is ZERO... I am certain he is in PANIC mode. LOL The other concept was MATH. And that is where ZERO is a strict requirement. And we learn numbers first, then math to this day, but we learn more math sooner. Also, I have a daughter, I remember teaching her to count. I can't remember teaching her to start at ZERO. == Here is something interesting about the NAMES for our numbers. Which are NOT good names in English. Because we USED to use BASE 12. The repetition parallel naming starts at 21 (21, 31, 41). But not 11 (which should be tenny-one, or ten-1 or One-teen [best]... Indicating 10 Plus one) But because we used to be base 12 (12 inches in a foot, 12 in dozen, etc)... the TEENS start at 13. Also, implied... Many people were counting much passed this. And mathematically speaking... Base 12 was superior. It divides by 2,3 and 4. Something 10 cannot do without decimals. And don't get me started with decimals. try that in ROMAN Numerals. In fact, division of Roman Numerals (without converting to decimal in your head), takes YEARS to master. So, now we realize we have COUNTING, MATH, and REPRESENTATION... The last one becomes important. How many times have you seen someone open and close their hands to tell you a bigger number like 20, or 30... Do that using Hexadecimal Representation. LOL...
 Re: Why (western) humans use the decimal system? User 1106097914-May-18 4:13 User 11060979 14-May-18 4:13
 Software should not work this way Sander Rossel12-May-18 1:40 Sander Rossel 12-May-18 1:40
 Re: Software should not work this way Eddy Vluggen12-May-18 1:45 Eddy Vluggen 12-May-18 1:45
 Re: Software should not work this way OriginalGriff12-May-18 2:01 OriginalGriff 12-May-18 2:01
 Re: Software should not work this way Eddy Vluggen12-May-18 2:07 Eddy Vluggen 12-May-18 2:07
 Re: Software should not work this way Sander Rossel12-May-18 2:12 Sander Rossel 12-May-18 2:12
 Re: Software should not work this way Eddy Vluggen12-May-18 2:20 Eddy Vluggen 12-May-18 2:20
 Re: Software should not work this way Sander Rossel12-May-18 2:34 Sander Rossel 12-May-18 2:34
 Re: Software should not work this way Eddy Vluggen12-May-18 2:39 Eddy Vluggen 12-May-18 2:39
 Re: Software should not work this way Sander Rossel12-May-18 2:59 Sander Rossel 12-May-18 2:59
 Re: Software should not work this way Eddy Vluggen12-May-18 3:09 Eddy Vluggen 12-May-18 3:09
 Re: Software should not work this way Sander Rossel12-May-18 3:30 Sander Rossel 12-May-18 3:30
 Re: Software should not work this way Eddy Vluggen12-May-18 3:32 Eddy Vluggen 12-May-18 3:32
 Re: Software should not work this way Sander Rossel12-May-18 2:09 Sander Rossel 12-May-18 2:09
 Re: Software should not work this way OriginalGriff12-May-18 2:22 OriginalGriff 12-May-18 2:22
 Re: Software should not work this way Sander Rossel12-May-18 2:06 Sander Rossel 12-May-18 2:06
 Re: Software should not work this way Eddy Vluggen12-May-18 2:08 Eddy Vluggen 12-May-18 2:08
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