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# When were Egyptian fractions used?

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### How long have Egyptian fractions been used?

Egyptian fractions were first used 3500 years ago.

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3,500 years

### How do you do Egyptian fractions?

its just using fractions but not more than once to make other fractions

### How are Egyptian fractions different from your system of fractions?

Well as a matter of fact Egyptian fractions can only be unit fractions with different denomitnators. They will never do 1/2+1/2=1 instead they would us the mehod /i explained.

### What are the differences between Egyptian fractions and modern fractions?

i have o frikin idea i was just asking

### Where are fractions used?

fractions are used in almost everything we do

### When are fractions used in music?

there are fractions in whole steps

### What are types of fraction?

There are three types of fractions that are used in mathematics. The three types of fractions are, mixed fractions, proper fractions, and improper fractions.

### How is fractions and decimals used in occupations?

decimals are used for prices like \$2.95 fractions can be used for data