|Did you know
that people all over the world have different ways of writing
numbers, and that our number system was invented in the
8th century in India?
· The word "zero" comes
from the Latin word 'zephirum', meaning empty or blank.
· Calendars are probably over 6,000
· The actual length of an astronomic
year is 365 days, 5 hours, 48 minutes and 46 seconds.
That is why leap years occurs every four years except
on years ending with "00", unless the year is
divisible by 400.
· Computer information is based
on a number system: code that uses only 0s and 1s.
· Various secret codes are based