Which numeral system was in use in ancient Sumer and Babylon?

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Remnants of highly com­pos­ite sex­a­ges­i­mal system are in use even today for mea­sur­ing angles, ge­o­graph­ic co­or­di­nates and es­pe­cial­ly time. An hour of time is divided into 60 minutes, which in turn are divided into 60 seconds.

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