How to Use an Abacus

Explore the many mathematical uses of the Suan Pan or Chinese Abacus. Learners use the abacus to demonstrate the commutative, associative, and distributive properties. They also use it to  demonstrate place value. A great way to mix math and history!

9th - 12th Math 36 Views 43 Downloads
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