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Survey: More than half of Americans don't want Arabic numerals taught in schools

Survey: More than half of Americans don't want Arabic numerals taught in schools

May 20, 2019 02:48 PM

A survey finds more than half of Americans don’t want Arabic numerals taught in schools.

The only problem – that’s the main number system most countries use – like "1, 2, 3," etc.

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The survey was done by a company called Civic Science.

The company’s CEO calls it the "saddest and funniest testament to American bigotry we’ve ever seen in our data."

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