Tutorial The Arabic and Hindu Numeral System


The Arabic and Hindu Numeral System


   


This is the history about 800 AD, the Arabic and Hindu numeral system has developed. Today this numeral system is very popular and widely used. Now we shall discuss the following four main attributes about this numeral system.
First in very basic it use ten digits or numbers symbol, all the numbers we see around us are the combinations of these ten digits. The digits have been written as 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9. Secondly, it will be join as a group of tens, perhaps in our hands there are total ten digits. It may note that the word digits mean the fingers. In Arabic and Hindu numeral system, ten ones, ten tens, ten hundreds and 10 one thousand and so on are replaced by one ten, one hundred, one thousand and 10 thousands and so on respectively.
Thirdly, starting from right to left, it will use a place value

  • The first number shows the numbers of ones it has.
  • The second number shows the numbers of tens it has.
  • The third number shows the numbers of hundreds it has.
  • The fourth numbers shows the numbers of thousands it has.
  • and so on …

For example if we see in the numeral 7594, there are 4 ones, 9 tens, 5 hundreds, and 7 thousands.

Finally, the value of a numeral is originated by multiplying every place value by its related digit and then adding the consequential products.

Place Values:

Thousands

Hundreds

Ten

One

Digits:

7

5

9

4

Numeral Value: 7 X 1000 5 X 100 9 X 10 7 X 1 = 7000 500 90 7 = 7594

Now some of the Arabic and Hindu numerals with word name listed below:

0

Zero

10

Ten

1

One

11

Eleven

2

Two

16

Sixteen

3

Three

20

Twenty

4

Four

30

Thirty

5

Five

40

Forty

6

Six

100

One Hundred

7

Seven

680

Six Hundred Eighty

8

Eight

7085

Even thousand eight-five

9

Nine

58000

Fifty-eight thousand




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