Inventions

When Were Numbers Invented?

Victor Rivera
4 min readDec 9, 2023

Numbers are an integral part of our daily lives, shaping the very fabric of how we perceive and interact with the world. From counting the change in our pockets to deciphering complex mathematical equations, numbers play a fundamental role in various aspects of human existence. However, the question of when numbers were invented is shrouded in historical ambiguity and curiosity. In this exploration, we embark on a journey through time to unravel the mysteries surrounding the inception of numbers and their pivotal role in human civilization.

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