The Egyptian Numeration System

In the Egyptian numeration system, numerals are formed by combining the symbols that represent various powers of ten:

The value of the number is the sum of the values of the numerals.

For example, the number 325 is represented as:

The order of the symbols is not important, we could also write 325 as:

Let’s focus on some questions:

Q1.   Convert to Indo-Arabic notation.

Q2.   Convert 2,405,303 to numeral to Egyptian form.

Q3.   Add:

Q4.   Subtract: