On discussion on computer representions of numbers https://stackoverflow.com/questions/5185551/why-is-x86-little-endian/36263273#36263273 I've read a comment
Arabic is written from right to left, which might explain the orientation of our numbering system: for them, it is indeed little endian!
and then I wanted to check that.
Just to be clear what is meant: number 123 is read 3 then 2 then 1.
Indeed google translate translates numbers to Arabic the same as originals (and I know general text is read from right to left), but Arabic calculators (found via search for
online calculator translated by google to آلة حاسبة على الانترنت (online https://a-calc.info/scientific.html and youtube videos I've watched) shows numbers are entered starting with most significant digit. I'm confused therefore.
Do Arabs (usually, in modern life) read numbers starting from least significant digit and just there are no calculators adjusted to their way of life?
ADDED: I could not find more info cause I searched for
Arabic and numbers are arabic anyway, now I've searched for
Arab read and found couple of answers:
Looks like now in modern life Arabs read numbers
Englishway mostly and no need for special calculators?
If read traditional way, how you read e.g. 51 234 (you say