Multicultural Math [A18]

Grade Level:Elementary, Middle School, High School
Item Type:Experience Box
Topics:People, Multicultural

Cultures around the world have their own systems of writing numerals and computing numbers. Learn about place value and how to use an abacus as a tool for addition and subtraction. Use Napier's Bones to multiply one-digit by multi-digit numbers. Combine shapes to represent images using tangrams. Math may be a universal language but it has been and continues to be expressed differently around the world.


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