Perhaps you don’t like the number

**ZERO**. Like when you get zero in school when you were studying wasn’t that fun. Of course, you hate it; everybody does. But don’t you know that number**ZERO**is ultimately important in your life? First and foremost, it allows you to represent “nothing”. Yes that’s nothing at all. But hey! A million dollar will not be made possible without the powerful 6 zeros. Amazing right? That is why knowing who invented zero is a bit interesting. Zero in the end, is a**genius invention**of mankind.**The Persian Scientist**

"al-Khwārizmī" is a
Persian scientist, mathematician, astronomer, geographer, and a scholar. He actually
represented the Arab World. He introduced the Hindu-Arabic numerals in the 500
AD. Actually, he was also the original source of Algebra. He made a lot of
remarkable works in the field of Mathematics and most of them were being
translated into Latin. And many other ancient civilizations followed his
teachings and discoveries. They also used them especially in Rome, etc. But
some civilizations had some idea already about the concept of zero, however,
this Persian Mathematician was the only one who made a thorough explanation and
a systematize calculation of zero. But his studies were based from Greek and
Indian sources of books and studies. So, he was not really the one who invented
zero.

**Zero Came From a Latin Word**

The present day use this word
ZERO. However this came from a

**Latin**word**Zefiro**which was only a translation of the Arabic term**“***But this Arabic term also came from a Sanskrit word of India “***ṣifr”**which means**“nothing”**.**shoonya**”.**Conclusion**

Though it is vague to determine on who invented zero exactly, but it is clear enough that almost all the
ancient civilizations like Greece, Rome, India, China, Maya Civilization, and in Mesopotamia were
aware that they needed to represent zero. But they did not make a thorough
explanation as if some of them were a little confused and some did not think
very much about its great significance. But the Persian Scientist’s study offered
a better explanation why and how to use zero. Then the Latin world adapted and even
used it when they followed the Hindu-Arabic numbers. And from that time, the world followed it
well.

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