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Q: Where in Europe did they use zero first?
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What is the first civilizationto use zero?

The first civilization to use the concept of zero is the Toltec tribe of Mesoamerica.


How has Mayan Math changed math?

Myan math was one of the first number systems to recognize "0" * * * * * No it was not! It was the Indians (from India as opposed to native Americans) who first used the concept of zero. Its use was adopted in the Indo-Arabic system which then brought it to Europe.


Why was number zero introduced?

The Babylonians were the first to use the number zero in the 3rd century BC. It was used as a placeholder to signify that there were none of something.


When and where was the first use of zero?

Babylonians 300bcthere once was a young man..........


When was the number zero first used?

The first traces evidence that has been noted on the zero was found in the 3rd century B.C.E. 5,000 years ago. The first recorded zero is attributed to the Babylonians. They wrote in cuneiform and their zero was represented by a slanted double wedge that was inserted between cuneiform symbols for numbers. Then after a long period where nobody else used zero the Mayans independently invented zero in the 4th century CE. Their zero was represented by a black football shaped figure that looks like it has a white smiley in the center. The final independent discovery of the zero was in India in the middle of the 5thcentury. Their zero was represented by a dot. It later spread to China,Arabia, and Europe in which it became the zero we know now as an open circle.

Related questions

What is the first civilizationto use zero?

The first civilization to use the concept of zero is the Toltec tribe of Mesoamerica.


In ancient times was the zero important?

Zero was not in use in ancient times. It was not introduced into Europe until the 12th century and then it came from Arabia.


Who was the man that bought the number zero to Europe?

Colleen thandiwe nyirenda is the woman who brought the number zero to europe


What is ip subnet-zero?

If you divide a net into several subnets, subnet-zero is the first subnet. Some older technologies don't allow the use of this first subnet.If you divide a net into several subnets, subnet-zero is the first subnet. Some older technologies don't allow the use of this first subnet.If you divide a net into several subnets, subnet-zero is the first subnet. Some older technologies don't allow the use of this first subnet.If you divide a net into several subnets, subnet-zero is the first subnet. Some older technologies don't allow the use of this first subnet.


What people were the first to use a symbol to represent zero?

The Mayans


When did the number zero spread to Europe?

when did the number zero spread thoughEurope


The Maya were the first people who lived in the Americas that use the number?

They were the first to use Zero. Don't cheat on your test.


Who took zero to Europe?

china


How long did it take from Germany to Europe?

Germany is in Europe so the answer is zero.


How do you say 9000000000000000?

As I use the long scale (based on powers of a million) as used in countries like Europe, I say it as: nine thousand billion (though some users of the long scale may say nine billiard).Others, however, use the short scale (based on powers of a thousand) as used in countries like USA and so say it as: nine quadrillion.Depending upon context I may also say it as: nine zero zero zero zero zero zero zero zero zero zero zero zero zero zero zero.


Who were the first people to use a zero and in which countries is it still used today?

The concept of the number zero first appeared in India around 458 A.D.


Who were the first people to use the zero and the decimal system?

The first people to use the decimal system and the number zero WERE NOT THE CHINESE! I am learning about this in school. The ancient Hindu's invented them during the Gupta Empire.