Wherefore, honest men and wise men should be sought for diligently, and good men and wise men ye should observe to uphold; (D&C 98:10)

Monday, November 24, 2014

Who decided to put 60 seconds in a minute?

Babylonians used a base 60 number system that evidently worked better at astronomical calculations.
Babylon gave us 60 seconds in a minute, 60 minutes in an hour, 360 days in a year and 12 months in a year. ("Who Decided to Put 60 Seconds in a Minute?")

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