HOW to USE A CHINESE ABACUS: A Step-by-step Guide to Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, Division, Roots and More

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Lulu.com, Aug 1, 2007 - Mathematics - 156 pages
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This book will teach you step-by-step how to perform addition, subtraction, division, multiplication, square roots and cube roots on a Chinese abacus. It also explains the ancient 'extra bead' method and the 'suspended bead' method. Great for both children and adults. Clearly explained with text and pictures throughout every stage of your calculation. A preview of the book can be seen at http: //www.lulu.com/content/1018833 Note: This is the compact book size version 6"x9" of the larger 8.5"x11" original (ISBN: 978-1-8479-9943-6). Ideal size for travelling.

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Winner of the 1927 Pulitzer Prize for Drama, Paul Green (1894-1981) taught philosophy and drama at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He was a native of Harnett County, North Carolina.

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