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

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

Herbert Meyer

Re: Pesky base 60 trigonometry is not Babylonian?

No, they remembered the divisor table. 60 was chosen because it has lotsa useful divisors - 2,3,4,5,6,10,12,15,20,30.

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