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Old 09-04-2017, 07:39 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by Flint View Post
Base ten is hardwired. But I'm fascinated by the 12 x 5 method of counting 'place' on one hand, and the 12 knuckles of the other four fingers with the thumb of the other hand, arriving at 60 units. I've heard that's the origin of some of the groups of 12 still commonly used.
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