Anatomy & Construction. The standard abacus can be used to perform addition, subtraction, division and multiplication; the abacus can also be used to extract square-roots and cubic roots. The beads are manipulated with either the index finger or the thumb of one hand.
Abacus is very much useful for kids. Learning abacus will help the kids to think and solve questions in a faster way. Kids will get stronger at mental calculations. Having studied abacus for quite a long time, i must say it certainly helps you in your life.
Who created the Abacus?
May not answer this directly, but Tim Cranmer invented the Cranmer abacus. The oldest surviving counting board is the Salamis tablet (originally thought to be a gaming board), used by the Babylonians circa 300 B.C., discovered in 1846 on the island of Salamis. The abacus is still used in China and Japan.
Skillset: Hand & Eye Co-ordination, Sensory Development, Color & Shape Recognition
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