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Ancient Egyptian Numbers

Egyptian Numbers --- Introduction --- Addition --- Multiplication --- Fractions

These are the symbols for Egyptian numbers. There is a description of what they mean here.
one ten hundred thousand ten thousand hundred thousand million
1 10 100 1000 10000 100000 1000000
This type of number system is quite easy for simple adding. To add two numbers, you put all the symbols of both numbers together, and if there are more than ten, then you simplify by replacing ten of them with the next symbol up.

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