Where did the idea of zero come from?
Cartoon drawing of a Mayan man holding a stone tablet with the numeral zero on it

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Audience: Educators and Students
Grades: 3-5


A zero is more than nothing. Learn who the first people were to use zero and why zero is important to mathematicians.

Where did the idea of zero come from?
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