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Mayan Civilization Math

Mayan numbers and math

Last Updated Friday, October 4, 2013The Mayan civilization’s mathematics were one of the most advanced of the ancient Americas. Rather than using a base 10 system as we use (1, 10, 100, 1,000, etc.) they used a base 20 system (1, 20, 400, 8,000, etc.) One of the most fascinating facts about their mathematical system […]

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Will The World End In 2012? According To The Mayan Calendar, Yes

Last Updated Monday, April 4, 2011 Amazon.com Widgets There is a somewhat wideheld belief that the end of the Mayan Calendar – December 21, 2012 – will be the end of the world as well. Sure, it could be just another “doomsday” prophesy tossed out there, but there are quite a few interesting coincidences. First, […]

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Mayan Inventions

Last Updated Thursday, June 20, 2013The Mayans were one of the major civilizations (along with the Aztecs) originating in Central America around 1500 BC. They were an isolated civilization in that they had no contact with the other early people in China or the Middle East. Mayan inventions include a calander and a complex heiroglyphics […]

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