## New Numbers: How Acceptance of a Duodecimal (12) Base Would Simplify Mathematics |

### Contents

A DISCOVERY | 13 |

HOW COUNTING BEGAN | 17 |

PRACTICAL OPERATION OF THE TEN SYSTEM | 31 |

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