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The radius of a circle will fit inside the circle six times exactly to form a hexagon; the corners of the hexagon each touch the circumference of the circle. Babylonians did indeed have a love for the number 60 and if each of the sides of the hexagon are divided into 60 and a line drawn from each 60th to the centre of the circle then there are 360 divisions in the circle.

## 360 degrees, 365.25 days

The radius of a circle will fit inside the circle six times exactly to form a hexagon; the corners of the hexagon each touch the circumference of the circle. Babylonians did indeed have a love for the number 60 and if each of the sides of the hexagon are divided into 60 and a line drawn from each 60th to the centre of the circle then there are 360 divisions in the circle.