The Abacus

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

Jesse Dilson

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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.

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Jesse Dilson

Jesse Dilson's classic text, The Abacus, was initially published nearly forty years ago.

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The Abacus
The World's First Computing System: Where it Comes From, How it Works, and How to Use it to Perform Mathermatical Feats Great and Small
Jesse Dilson

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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
July 2013
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ISBN: 9781466850132
ISBN10: 1466850132
160 pages
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St. Martin's Press
St. Martin's Griffin
March 1995
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ISBN: 9780312104092
ISBN10: 031210409X
5 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches, 160 pages
$19.99
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