Indian or Arabic

India
January 27, 2007 12:22am CST
The daily used numbers 0-9 are of Indian Origin, but why they are called Arabic Numerals.
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@imrajesh (1968)
• India
27 Jan 07
they are called arabic numerals as arabs made them famous. b4 arabs used them it was used very less in india.
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• India
27 Jan 07
You are very closed to the fact, marked +.
@usama46 (863)
• Pakistan
27 Jan 07
i don't know.
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• United States
27 Jan 07
Well since all life start in asia and arabics being from this land naturally would place them as the creators of the number system. Although the study of Indians show a heavy usage doesnt make them the founders.
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