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How to Add and Multiply in Base 12

In the previous post, I explained some basics about base 12 counting. Since you’re back, clearly you’re a glutton for punishment (or your Algebra book is requiring you to do this). Here’s how to add and subtract in base 12. Continue Reading →

What Base 12 Means

Algebra books seem to think that base 12 is a good idea for humans to use. This is only in the case of that pianist in GATTACA that has 12 fingers. Regardless, if you’re asked to work in base 12, here’s how to do it. Continue Reading →