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Subject: What is the origin of binary numbers?

Date: Fri Feb 1 18:28:54 2002
Posted by Maja
Grade level: undergrad School: University of Philosophical Research
City: LA State/Province: CA Country: USA
Area of science: Science History
ID: 1012606134.Sh

Is it true That Leibniz came up with binary numbers upon studying the I ching, 
which supposedly originated from a fish man in china named FUXI?

Re: What is the origin of binary numbers?

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