Ancient Egyptian numbers
Learning Intention: to understand place value by using Ancient Egyptian numbers.
Challenge:
What number is this? Why?

23 because the l is 1 and the n is like 10's so 2 tens make 20 + 3 = 23

Some Ancient Egyptian numbers
Challenge:
What are these numbers?

144


602


379


314


636


379


379

What is the same about the last two numbers?
in both rows they have the 3 of 100 7 of 10 and 9 of one's
What is different about the last two numbers?
they are in different order
Challenge:
Change these numbers into Ancient Egyptian numbers. Insert a photo of your number written on a whiteboard.
Addition
Challenge:
Now try adding numbers. You cannot draw modern maths symbols like + and =.
7 + 5


36 + 15


274 + 418


593 + 109


Subtraction
Challenge:
Now try subtracting numbers. You cannot draw modern maths symbols like  and =.
12  3


23  17


445  152


623  249


What can you understand about Ancient Egyptian numbers compared to modern numbers?
What I know about it is that there numbers and that ancient egyptian numbers can be written fast like for 100 that is but the modern numbers you would have to count 1 to 100.
L.I To understand place values by using ancient egyption
Today i have finished off my work for maths.What we did was ancient egyption numbers.I learnt that a
is 100 and n is 10 and a l is 1.