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Arabic Numerals

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Submitted by Chris' Wills (United States), Apr 1, 2006 at 09:29

The number susyem used in the west and other advanced nations originally came from India. The arabs used it for a while and then they adopted their present set of numbers under the Ottomans again the numbers came from India, just another set from that vast well educated (until the muslims arrived to burn down and destroy what they couldn't understand) Hindu country.

Zero, again a Hindu invention from India; the muslims used the empty place mark invented by the Sumerians long before even Judaism let alone islam existed and this was not considered a number.

It appears that muslims need to examine what they claim to invented, more often than not it came from India, China and Christian Alexandria (plus Persian and Greek works) with nary a muslim hand involved.

Granted basic algebra was created by Al-Khorezmi in Samarkand, however it was banned by later muslims as being un-islamic.

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