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  1. Clark  Kent

    Clark Kent said, over 2 years ago

    The numbering system in use worldwide was developed by Arabic people many years ago. Much better than Roman numerals.

  2. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    And if no need for their JP-4, we wouldn’t be there either!

  3. Luis Ast

    Luis Ast said, over 2 years ago

    Actually, it is NOT “Islamic” but “Arab-Hindi.” The math came before the religion.

  4. Craig Linder

    Craig Linder said, over 2 years ago

    @dtroutma

    Thanks. I learned something new today. I’d never heard of JP-4. (If Wikipedia is to be believed, it’s been phased out at this point for JP-8.)

  5. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    ^still just “glorified” kerosene.

  6. D Briggs

    D Briggs said, over 2 years ago

    http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=what-is-the-origin-of-zer

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