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# Definition of Hindu-Arabic Number System

Our number system is based on the system developed by the Hindus and the Arabs in the sixth or seventh century. So, it is called the Hindu-Arabic number system.

It uses the digits $0,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8$ and $9$, and the positions of the digits within a number determine their place value.

### Description

The aim of this dictionary is to provide definitions to common mathematical terms. Students learn a new math skill every week at school, sometimes just before they start a new skill, if they want to look at what a specific term means, this is where this dictionary will become handy and a go-to guide for a student.

### Audience

Year 1 to Year 12 students

### Learning Objectives

Learn common math terms starting with letter H

Author: Subject Coach
Added on: 6th Feb 2018

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