How does one dance like an Egyptian? For the answer, consult the 1986 hit by The Bangles.
How does one think like an Egyptian? For that answer, ask a computer scientist.
Turns out that the ancient Egyptians and modern computers—human and machine, two thousand years apart—have something in common: math. Ancient Egyptians manipulated numbers the same way computers do—using the binary numeral system. Learn more about the math method that does away with memorization and multiplication tables.