What are the three main characteristics of the Hindu-Arabic number system that we use today?

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What are the three main characteristics of the Hindu-Arabic number system that we use today?

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Those in west grudgingly call it Hindu-arabic syste, though there is no arabic in the system. Place value, clear rules for addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, decimal point, clear defintion of negative numbers, zero as mathemaical number etc.