TIL the reason we have 60 seconds in a minute, 60 minutes in an hour, and 360 degrees in a circle is because the Sumerians used a counting system with a base 60, which was then passed on to the Babylonians. via /r/todayilearned


TIL the reason we have 60 seconds in a minute, 60 minutes in an hour, and 360 degrees in a circle is because the Sumerians used a counting system with a base 60, which was then passed on to the Babylonians.
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Submitted November 08, 2018 at 11:24PM by cvvgghvggsssvvg
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