Egyptian Numerals

Eqyptian Numbers:
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Egyptian Numerals

Egyptian Numbers :

The Egyptians had a writing system based on hieroglyphs from around 3000 BC. Hieroglyphs are represented in pictures. The Egyptians had a bases 10 system of hieroglyphs for numerals.

They have separate symbols for one unit, one ten, one hundred, one thousand, one ten thousand, one hundred thousand, and one million.

1

2

3

4

5

6

7

8

9

10

100

1000

10000

100000

1000000

1/2

1/3

2/3

3/4

+

-

Numeric Description:

SymbolsDescripton
Symbol from 1 - 9Single Strokes
Symbol for 10Cattle Hobble or Yoke
Symbol for 100Coil of Rope
Symbol for 1000Water Lily(also called Lotus Flower)
Symbol for 10000Finger
Symbol for 100000Tadpole or Frog
Symbol for 1000000Egyptian Man with both hands raised
Symbol for indicating FractionMouth(Part)
Symbol for Plus and MinusFeet pointed into the direction

Example:

4568 is represented as the below one:

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