How the world counts | Tally systems

International Tally Marks | Modern

How the world counts | Tally systems

Interesting Facts | Mathematics | Business

FACT BOX: Tally systems can be dated back to around 35’000 years ago in Africa, cut into animal bones. 

Modern 5 Digit Standard Systems:

International Tally Marks | Modern

Modern Hexadecimal System:

Hexadecimal Tally System

Hexadecimal numbers operate on a base of 16 rather than 10, with the 16 digit base including A-F.

Modern 10 Digit System:

The 10 digit system is most commonly used in forestry industries.


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