The following lists 4 main attributes of this numeration system
First, it uses 10 digits or symbols that can be used in combination to represent all possible numbers
The digits are 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9.
Second, it groups by tens, probably because we have 10 digits on our two hands. Interestingly enough, the word digit literally means finger or toes
In the Hindu-Arabic numeration system, ten ones are replaced by one ten, ten tens are replaced by one hundred, ten hundreds are replaced by one thousand,
10 one thousand are replaced by 10 thousands, and so forth...
Third, it uses a place value. starting from right to left,
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