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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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At the same time, a quantity of items (either Arabic numerals, dots, or both) appeared in the bottom half of the screen.
There, a Muslim scholar named Mohammad Bin Mousa Al Khwarizmi developed a mathematical discipline called Al Jabir, which literally means 'reunion of broken parts.' Arabic roots In the early 13th century, an Italian mathematician named Fibonacci, who studied calculation with an Arab master in Muslim North Africa, found the numerals and their decimal system much more practical than the Roman system, and soon popularised them in Europe, where the figures became known as 'Arabic numerals.' Meanwhile, the discipline of Al Jabir became 'algebra,' and Al Khwarizmi's name evolved into 'algorithm.' Today, many words in English have Arabic roots; a shortlist would include admiral, alchemy, alcove, alembic, alkali, almanac, lute, mask, muslin, nadir, sugar, syrup, tariff and zenith.
That is why you dial your phone using "Arabic numerals." And that is just the tip of a big iceberg of ideas and values shared between Islam and the West.
With no "appropriation" allowed, jazz would have to be confined to North America; Arabic numerals would be restricted to India, where they originated; Swahili would be eliminated in most of Africa since it was a commercial lingua franca imposed by Arab slave traders; wine and brandy would be limited to Georgia and Armenia, where they were first cultivated; tomatoes, potatoes, corn, chocolate, and even Egg McMuffins would never cross the Atlantic or Pacific; and haggis would be strictly confined to Scotland (that I could live with).
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Cased in stainless steel, the watch features anthracite Arabic numerals with dots for indexes.
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For alterations of other chord tones, with modifying accidental signs added as appropriate, he uses additional superscript arabic numerals positioned to the right of the roman numerals above the third indications.
'Arabic numerals' are the basis of all calculations, ever since 820 AD when the Persian scholar Al-Khwarizmi popularized it through the Middle East and Europe with his book 'On the Calculation with Hindu Numerals', suggesting its Indian origin.
This is the case of our common numerals, what are known as Arabic numerals, based as they are on a place-value system shared by the Latin/Roman script, moving from left to right.