Reply to post: Re: We use base 10 for a reason

Forget trigonometry, 'cos Babylonians did it better 3,700 years ago – by counting in base 60!

Jan 0
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Re: We use base 10 for a reason

> There were 12 shillings (and 240 pennies in the pound)

Errm, we real oldies remember 12 pennies in a shilling and 20 shillings to the pound. Moreover, you could subdivide a pound into 960 farthings.

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