arabic numerals

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Related to Western numerals: Hindu Arabic numerals, Arabic figures

arabic numerals

[′ar·ə·bik ′nüm·rəlz]
(mathematics)
The numerals 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9. Also known as Hindu-Arabic numerals.
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