A crude form of math was first invented by the Sumerians in the sixth century BC. Because the Sumerians had developed a settled, agricultural civilization, they needed math as a way to measure plots of land, tax individuals, chart the sky and develop a lunar calendar.
The Sumerians were the first people to use abstract symbols to describe large groups of objects. At first, they used symbols to represent sheaves of wheat. Eventually, they developed cuneiform writing and probably were using a crude abacus by the second century BC.
The Sumerians used the base 60 numeric system. They counted by using the 12 bones of the four fingers on one hand.
There was no true invention of math, but the concepts have been documented since the times of Ancient Egypt and Greece. The concept of zero was thought to be 'discovered' around 520
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Mathematics is something that was developed and improved since start of mankind as cooking, clothing, numbers, languages, etc. Mathematics and mathematical evolutions are usually
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The type of thermometers we use today, Mercury Thermometers, were first invented in 1714 by Gabriel Fahrenheit. The thermometer was a great invention because it allowed us to accurately
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The train was invented in 1822. The train is a vehicle of transportation which was invented by an English inventor named George Stephenson.
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