Abacus Tabletop Sculpture - Handmade Ceramic & Metal Tabletop Decor - Tall, 40cm (15.7")
Item Code: A5-A2
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|Dimensions:||Length 5.5" (14cm) Width 1.1" (3cm) Height 15.7" (40cm) Weight 4.2 lbs (1.9kg)|
| 165.00€ |
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Art Decor, Abacus Sculpture. Handmade, Ceramic & Metal, Tabletop - Tall Version
Authentic Abacus Decor Centerpiece, Ideal for Interior Decoration of Residences or Corporate Offices, Lougnes, Hotel Lobbies and Halls.
- Handmade Quality Item
- Also Availble in Wide Version
- Comes With a Stylish Free Fabric Gift Bag
- Engraving Service Available
- Made in Greece - Ships from Greece
- Exclusive Item
Abaci come in different designs. Some designs, like the bead frame consisting of beads divided into tens, are used mainly to teach arithmetic, although they remain popular in the post-Soviet states as a tool. Other designs, such as the Japanese soroban, have been used for practical calculations even involving several digits. For any particular abacus design, there usually are numerous different methods to perform a certain type of calculation, which may include basic operations like addition and multiplication, or even more complex ones, such as calculating square roots.Some of these methods may work with non-natural numbers (numbers such as 1.5 and 3⁄4).
Although today many use calculators and computers instead of abaci to calculate, abaci still remain in common use in some countries. Merchants, traders and clerks in some parts of Eastern Europe, Russia, China and Africa use abaci, and they are still used to teach arithmetic to children. Some people who are unable to use a calculator because of visual impairment may use an abacus.