Fractions
Ancient Egyptians used r to express fractions, meaning part below of the number used as a denominator.
Ancient Egyptians did not have a phonetic value for repeated fraction units.
2/3

r3 r3


3/5

r5 r5 r5


4/7

gs r14


There were specific signs for a few fractions:
½

gs


¼

Hsb


2/3

rwi


¾

xmt rw

