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What were the Maya achievements in math and science?


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May 27, 2009 10:34PM

One of the Mayans achievements for math was using dots and bars. Using dots and bars for the Mayans is like using numbers for us. You could either take away or add the dots or bars. Bars represented the number five. The dots were either 1 2 3 4 and was added or subtracted by the dots or bars