How the Maya Mastered Mathematics
Lecture no. 10 from the course: Maya to Aztec: Ancient Mesoamerica Revealed
Taught by Professor Edwin Barnhart | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Travel Courses
Study the power of Maya mathematics, which was a positional, base-twenty system that lent itself easily to calculation and the expression of very large numbers. Learn about its use of the zero placeholder, and test your skills solving problems the way the Maya did.