More on number bases
|From:||Clint Jackson Baker <litrex1@...>|
|Date:||Thursday, May 16, 2002, 17:37|
I just remembered that there are some nomadic tribes
in Arabia(?) who count in base-12. The way it
developed is that they used their thumbs to point to
the knuckles across the inside of their hands. Each
of the four fingers has three segments, which makes
My sister counts in between her fingers rather than on
her finger tips. Odd...
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