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Gaṇitānanda pp 109-115 | Cite as

World’s Longest Lists of Decuple Terms

  • K. RamasubramanianEmail author
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Abstract

Perhaps the practice of using fingers for counting was responsible for the choice of ten as a base for numeration. In India, ten has been the basis for counting since the very early days.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Cell for Indian Science and Technology in Sanskrit, Department of Humanities and Social SciencesIndian Institute of Technology BombayMumbaiIndia

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