Sentences with 'numerals'
Example sentences and phrases with the word numerals and other words derived from it.
• « In mathematics: the creation of Arabic numerals, based on Hindu characters, which were much easier to work with than the clumsy Roman equivalents. In turn, the Abbasids invented algebra and trigonometry. »
• « Another noteworthy innovation first employed in Europe by the Italians was the use of Arabic numerals instead of Roman numerals, as the former are much easier to work with. »
• « For example, imagine trying to do a complicated multiplication or division using Roman numerals such as "CLXVIII multiplied by XXXVIII", i.e. "168 multiplied by 38" in Arabic numerals... it was simply much easier to introduce miscalculations using the former. »