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The Maya of Mesoamerica are best known for their achievements in:

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Ship building and navigation

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No

Mathematics and astronomy

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Yes

Animal husbandry

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No

Carpentry

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No

Literature

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No

No other American Indian group demonstrated such extraordinary achievements in mathematics and astronomy. The Maya developed a sophisticated mathematical system, chiefly used for their study of the stars and planets.

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