# Answers for “Numerations” with explanations

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Question 27-31:
27. B (para 2, last 5 lines: ―needed an idea of number simply to keep their thought in order.
As they began to settle, grow plants and herd animals, the need for a sophisticated
number system became paramount. It will never be known how and when this
numeration ability developed, but it is certain that numeration was well developed by the
time humans had formed even semi-permanent settlements.‖)

28. E (para 3, last 4 lines: ―examples, when using the one, two, many type of system, the
word many would mean, look at my hands and see how many fingers I am showing you.
This basic approach is limited in the range of number that it can express, but this range
will generally suffice when dealing with the simpler aspects of human existence.‖)

29. A (para 4, last 3 lines: ―denoted as hund teontig, or ten times ten. The average person in
the seventh century in Europe was not as familiar with numbers as we are today. In fact,
to qualify as a witness in a court of law a man had to be able to count to nine!‖)

30. C (para 5, last 3 lines: ―a specific word, independent of the object being referenced, the
individual is ready to take the first step toward the development of a notational system for
numbers and, from there, to arithmetic.‖)

31. G (para 6, line 2-6: ―languages today. The numeration system of the Tsimshian language
in British Columbia contains seven distinct sets of words for numbers according to the
class of the item being counted: for counting flat objects and animals, for round obiects
and time, for people, for long objects and trees, for canoes, for measures, and for
counting when no particular object is being numerated‖)

Question 32-40:-
32. TRUE (para 2, line 2-5: ―number. Even the earliest of tribes had a system of numeration
had little use for actual number instead their consideration would have been more of the
kind Is this enough? Rather than How many? When they are engaged in food gathering,
for example.‖)

33. FALSE (para 3, first 3 lines: ―Evidence of early stages of arithmetic and numeration can
be readily found. The indigenous people of Tasmania were only able to count one, two,
many; those of South Africa counted one, two, two and one, two, twos and one and so
on.‖)

34. TRUE (para 3, line 3-4: ―one, two, two and one, two, twos and one and so on. But in real
situations the number and words are often accompanied by gestures to help resovle any
confusion.‖)

35. FALSE (para 4, first 3 lines: ―The lack of ability of some cultures to deal with large
number is not really surprising. Europe language, when traced back to their earlier
version, are poor in number words and expressions.‖)
36. NOT GIVEN
37. TRUE (para 4, line 6-7: ―denoted as hund teontig, or ten times ten. The average person in
the seventh century in Europe was not as familiar with numbers as we are today‖)
38. FALSE (para 5, line 2-6: ―languages today. The numeration system of the Tsimshian
language in British Columbia contains seven distinct sets of words for numbers according
to the class of the item being counted: for counting flat objects and animals, for round
obiects and time, for people, for long objects and trees, for canoes, for measures, and for
counting when no particular object is being numerated‖)

39. TRUE (para 5, line 6-7: ―being numerated. It seems that the last is a later development
while the first six groups show the relics of an older system. This diversity of number
names can also be found in some widely‖)

40. NOT GIVEN

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1. Great Explanation of the answer. Thanks sir.