Tag: <span>360</span>

That question was asked in one of my classes recently. I’ve been pondering this now for a couple of days. Why isn’t a circle 361 degrees, or 365, or 720, or 1? Where/when/how/why did 360 become the *magic* number of degrees? Calling all mathematicians, astronomers, historians, musicians, physicists, cheaters & priests! Come to my aid and answer this question!

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