I watched the "Magical Egypt" documentary series, and learned that egyptians used binary powers of 2 to perform multiplication and division, performing the operation much like modern computers.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ancient_Egyptian_multiplication
Does this evidence prove that egyptians may have had access to computerized technology of extraterrestrial origin? Ancient alien theorists say yes ...
lol, but seriously, it's a neat trick, I've been practicing it lately, it's a bit overkill for small multiplicands, it works very well for large multiplicands. And the left-side, determing which powers of 2 can be summed to produce the first multiplicand, is something all of us computer programmers excel at!
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