In Australia, and in much of the English speaking world I expect, we use the following system to tally numbers:
It’s something we learn in primary school and until recently I naively didn’t realise there were a variety of ways to tally numbers. Within Korea and other nations which use Chinese characters, they this alternative system:
As with the first system, you build up groups of five tallies, like so 正正丅.
Nifty huh? I don’t think I could change my way of tallying though, I’m much too used to the first method!
Do you use one of these methods? Or something else altogether?