# Counting to 99 with Fingers

May 24, 2020 · 18:19 pm · Niche Idea

Consider the following:

Hand | Value |
---|---|

0 | |

1 | |

2 | |

3 | |

4 | |

5 | |

6 | |

7 | |

8 | |

9 |

If each hand represents a digit in base $10$, then two hands can express anywhere from $0$ to $99$. For example, we can show $10$ by showing $1$ on the left hand and $0$ on the right hand:

Left | Right |
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