our system of arithmetic and all other numbers are represented by using these symbols.

What are these symbols? answer (in this web page click on " answer" to see

the answer)

**One of the most significant developments in mathematics was the invention
of zero. It was developed by the Hindus and brought to Europe
by the Arabs. Do you know the difference between zero and
nothing? answer
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**Another significant advancement in mathematics was the development of the
concept of place value. For example $4,764 = $ 4,000 + $ 700 +
$60 +$4 each of the two 4s have a different monetary value because of where
it is **

**Each place in a number has a specific name. For example 349. The
3 is in the hundreds place, the 4 is in the tens place and the 9 is in the
ones place. Try and name the first ten places in our number system located to
the left of the decimal point. **

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