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Base 60 (sexagesimal) – Numberphile

The ancient Babylonians used a number system with base 60 (sexagesimal).
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Tablet image courtesy of Bill Casselman and Yale Babylonian Collection – more at http://www.math.ubc.ca/~cass/Euclid/ybc/ybc.html

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