Reply to post: Re: So much for digital

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

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Re: So much for digital

> Thought that was why there was 60 seconds / minutes in a hour. Because it was easy to work out divide by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 10, 12, 15, 20, 30

And by 37⅙, if you're not too bothered about integer results (or your time source shows serious short-term stability issues).

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