The Abacus

The World's First Computing System: Where It Comes From, How It Works, and How to Use It to Perform Mathematical Feats Great and Small

Jesse Dilson
eISBN-13: 9781466850132

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The abacus is as useful and effecient a machine today as it was when it was first created centures ago. Whether you're an expert in the latest computer technology or you're mastering arithmetic and word problems for the first time, it won't take long to learn the basics (and even the not-so-basics) of adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing on this ingenious and fun-to-use mathematical tool.

Sold By St. Martin's Press
ISBNs 031210409X, 1466850132, 9780312104092, 1466850132, 9780312104092, 9781466850132
Language eng
Number of Pages 144