The Mayan Numerals
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|(See also the Maya Calendar page.) Instead of ten digits, the Mayans used a base number of 20. They also used a system of bars and dots as "shorthand" for counting: a dot stood for one and a bar stood for five. This page provides a table of numerals and an example of simple addition.|
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