# Why is tennis scoring 15,30,40 it? How the origin of it?

2010-02-01 03:02:09 +0000 #1

2010-02-01 03:07:26 +0000 #2
tennis with 15 as the basic unit of scoring was started in the 15th century, when a full Council has 60 points, while 60 of this fraction can be divided into four 15 points, 15 in ancient times This figure is of special significance. According to a named Qin Gauss who believe that tennis at 15 as the basic unit is set by reference to astronomical sextant out. Sextant and 1 / 6 round, like, a total of 60 degrees, 60 seconds per time tennis a Board of 4 points, 4 are divided into 15 once, but four of 15 degrees can also constitute a 1 / 6 round, Therefore, on the use of 15 balls into the base to calculate the gains and losses for each sub. As regards the 45 to 40, reported that time-sharing in order to pronounce a simple, thus creating the modern "15" "30" "40" of the marking scheme.

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the origin of the sport originated in France, such as people around the world in general, the French also like to egg them on behalf of the zero mean tennis, the habit of drawing an ellipse that there is no score, while the French word for egg oeuf When the tennis introduced in the UK, the British English word found in Love with oeuf pronounced the same, so since then into account time-Love in the tennis tournament on behalf of zero mean.
2010-02-01 03:30:48 +0000 #3
recall seems to be because the referee's easier to remember and to tell the score of both games, so with fifteen.thirty.fourty
2010-02-01 03:20:24 +0000 #4
was originally a 60-point scale according to the clock is divided into 15,30,45, Later, in order to simplify the pronunciation of 60 to put 45 instead of 40
2010-02-01 03:45:12 +0000 #5
referees in order to more simple to remember and tell the score of both games, so with fifteen.thirty.fourty

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