The English/French counting system
|From:||Tim May <butsuri@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, September 16, 2003, 19:04|
Mark J. Reed wrote at 2003-09-16 09:48:33 (-0400)
> On Tue, Sep 16, 2003 at 08:57:35AM -0400, Tristan McLeay wrote:
> > Numbers in Quenya are written in the opposite direction. I've
> > always considered our numbers to be backwards, going from small
> > to large seems to better agree with my sense of aesthetics or
> > something.
> It makes more sense mathematically, too, and in Arabic the numbers do
How does it make more sense mathematically?