Monday, September 25, 2017

Investigating Ancient Numbers

In math, we have been looking at the following big idea:

We applied our growing knowledge of the place value of numbers in order to crack the code below!

We found out that before people started using modern numerals, the ancient Egyptians had a unique number system. This system was based on various symbols representing various values such as ones, tens, hundreds, thousands, ten thousands, hundred thousands, and millions. 

Once we understood the meaning behind these symbols, we created our very own number systems!

Come take a look at the bulletin board on the first floor!


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