Tool to convert numbers into Egyptian hieroglyphic notation/numerals, convert Egyptian numbers to Arabic numbers and Arabic numbers to Egyptian numbers.
Egyptian Numerals - dCode
Tag(s) : Numeral System, History, Symbol Substitution
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The Egyptian numeral system was additive (position does not matter) and decimal (base 10).
To write a number, the Egyptians had available 7 signs / digits all having a value of a power of 10 which had to be repeated as many times as necessary:
Use the form at the top of this page to convert an Egyptian number.
Example: 123 is written 𓍢𓎆𓏺𓏺𓏺
The number zero does not exist in this system, the absence of a symbol indicates that there is 0.
Example: 2001 is written 𓆼𓆼𓏺
Identify each Egyptian symbol and add their values in Hindu-Arabic numerals, the sum obtained is the result of the conversion.
Example: 𓍢𓍢𓏺𓏺𓏺 sis written with 2 times 𓍢 that is the symbol for the value 100 and 3 times 𓏺 that is the symbol for the value 1. Therefore the sum is $ 2 \times 100 + 3 \times 1 = 203 $
In Egypt, the symbols of the figures are hieroglyphics representing: