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# AL Abacus

## By Activities for Learning

This app is only available on the App Store for iOS devices.

#### Description

AL Abacus, used with the RightStart™ Mathematics program, now available on your iPad AND iPhone! This abacus will teach, not calculate like the Japanese and Chinese abacus. Perfect for visual learners!
This unique double-sided abacus is grouped in fives and tens for quick recognition of quantities. The second side of the abacus focuses on trading to the thousands.

Learn the facts easily by
* visualizing quantities,
* minimizing counting, and
* developing mental strategies.

Those learning arithmetic with the AL Abacus have a better understanding of basic concepts and need less time to master arithmetic. Although children do enjoy using the abacus, it does not become a crutch. Stan, age 5, was asked how much is 11 plus 6. He replied, “17!” When he was asked how he knew, he replied with a grin, “I’ve got the abacus in my mind.”

App has links to sample addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division lessons as well as detailed use information. VGA adaptor for the classroom settings!

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#### Customer Reviews

##### Horrible app

I wouldn't complain if it was free. But I spent \$2 on it and I'm going to have to just buy a physical abacus. I thought the app would get us through the rest of the week until I could search for the lost abacus this weekend. This is terrible, it takes for! Ever! For it to recognize your finger, so doing a whole math lesson takes impossibly long. We spent two days doing a lesson that should have taken half a lesson time. So much wasted time. I should have just pulled out some counting beans or Legos or something instead.

##### Great extra abacus for Rightstart Math!

I love that we have the convenience of an extra abacus on our iPad for home and on the go! Thanks!

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• \$1.99
• Category: Education
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• Version: 1.4
• Size: 3.4 MB
• Language: English
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Compatibility: Requires iOS 4.3 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

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