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Why Is Seven Sometimes Drawn With A Line Through It?
30 April 2019, 16:22 | Updated: 9 July 2019, 11:36
Question: Why is the number seven sometimes drawn with a line through it?
Name: Nicholas, Brighton.
Qualification: An insomniac with time to study things.
Answer: Arabic numerals were written with straight lines and no curves. Each number had to represent the amount of angles contained in the number. If you put a slash across the top and the bottom of a 7 it has seven angles.