## Ancient Egypt's way of Multiplication was clever, but took longer.

They Used the Distributive property of Addition over Multiplication in a weird way.

For Example-

For Example-

- You have to multiply 5 by 29
- First you would make a list like this: *1-29 2-58 *4-116
- Then you would use 29(5) = 29 (4 +1) = 116 + 29 = 145