SAMAglobal Jan 30 01. What are abacus and mental arithmetic? Abacus is an ancient calculator originated from China. It was used for basic mathematic operations and solve questions like square roots....

SAMAglobal Jan 29 02. Why do students learn abacus and mental arithmetic? One common question people have is “In an era of easy access to computers and calculators, why go through the trouble of learning mental...

SAMAglobal Jan 28 03. Abacus and Mental Arithmetic’s Complimentary Functions. The main purpose of abacus and mental arithmetic training is to give young students the ability to do basic mathematic operations...

SAMAglobal Jan 27 04. What is the best age for students to learn abacus? The best time (for a student) to begin learning abacus is between age six to ten. Students/children under six are not fit to hold a...

SAMAglobal Jan 26 05. How to choose a good abacus? The importance of an abacus is akin to that of a good musical instrument for a musician. Abacus is a multi-purpose tool. It does not need...

SAMAglobal Jan 25 06. The necessity of memorizing beads formula. For the basic abacus addition and subtraction calculations movements, the abacus design is one upper bead and four lower beads. There are...

SAMAglobal Jan 24 07. Auxiliary function of mental arithmetic shadow bead card. The mental arithmetic shadow bead card refers to a picture of the abacus that the teacher assists the student in establishing the abacus...

SAMAglobal Jan 23 08. Mental Arithmetic with listening and reading. The main purpose of learning abacus is to lay the groundwork for mental arithmetic. The difference between mental arithmetic and school...

SAMAglobal Jan 22 09. The purpose of finger-counting. In some abacus centers claim that young children can start learning abacus from the age of 4. Their syllabus usually starts with...

SAMAglobal Jan 21 10. Learning the meaning of adding and subtracting columns. Why is it necessary to study the addition and subtraction of vertical and horizontal columns? First is that when the school mathematics...