Who Invented the Number Zero?

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Zero was invented in India by Indian mathematicians dating as early as the 5th century. They widely used it in calculations, astronomy, and astrology. Zero was spread by Arabians to Europe and there on spread all over. Before this, all Europeans used roman numerical which was difficult to calculate on as they were in the form of symbols.
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Who Invented the Number Zero?
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