ANCIENT EGYPTIAN NUMERATION SYSTEM

The ancient Egyptian number system was composed of 7 symbols – a single stroke, a heel bone (upside-down smile), a coil of rope, a lotus plant, a finger, a frog, and a kneeling god.

Egyptian Mathematics Numbers Hieroglyphs

With these 7 symbols, the clever Egyptians could add, subtract, multiple, and divide and count into the many millions! They even created a system of algebra, which helped them build the pyramids.

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Worksheets to practice:

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PROBLEMS WITH EGYTPIAN NUMBERS

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