Reply to post: Pesky base 60 trigonometry is not Babylonian?

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

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Pesky base 60 trigonometry is not Babylonian?

Glad to know that the minutes and seconds stuff was invented by those decadent Greeks. Did Babylonian kids memorise the base sixty multiplication table?

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