Q: What was the Sumerian number system based on?

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a number system based on the number 60 invention of the sail first to use the wheel or all the answers are correct...

Cuneiform.

People in the villages had to work together to take care of the system. (This was an Assessment 4 question for the Rise of Sumerian city-states)

A new farming technique invented by Sumerians was irrigation.

In a number of the Sumerian City-States, the priests wielded direct political power. This would make them theocracies.

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The sumerian system was based on 60; ours is based on 10

a number system based on the number 60 invention of the sail first to use the wheel or all the answers are correct...

a number system based on the number 60 invention of the sail first to use the wheel or all the answers are correct...

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The Sumerian system was based on a root of six. It is believed that the Sumerian civilization is the most ancient and their system of counting the very first. The Sumerian system can still be seen in our use of the foot (12 inches = 2 x 6) and yard (36 inches = 6 x 6) and in our sexagesimal measurement of time (60 seconds, 60 minuets, 24 hours = 4 x 6).

The sumerian system was based on 60; ours is based on 10

The sumerian system was based on 60; ours is based on 10

Our number system is based on the number ten, and as a result, it is called the decimal system.

they created a number system based on 60 like 60 minute hour, 6 sec. minute and the 360 degrees circle

the name of the sumerian writing system is cuneiform

The Mayan number system is vigesimal (based on twenties)The Roman number system is decimal (based on tens)