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ZERO

the Arabs were often credited with the invention of zero, supposedly first mentioned in a Syria text in 662 A.D. The Romans and the Greeks do not use a place value system. There are however, other claims that they were invented by the Indians, passed through Europe via the Arabs. Others, however, pointed out that the zero was first used by the Assyrians, disappeared when their empire was destroyed and later was reinvented by the Greeks and Arabs.


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