ERIC Number: EJ333511
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1985
The Binary Abacus: A Useful Tool for Explaining Computer Operations.
Good, Robert C., Jr.
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, v5 n1 p34-37 Fall 1985
A pair of abacuses is used to illustrate addition, subtraction (by adding complements), multiplication, and division, with simplified examples given to illustrate the various features of each operation. Also indicates how this information can help students understand computer operations. (JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A