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The abacus was invented around 2,700-2,300 BCE, by the Sumerians (Mesopotamia); that makes the invention about 4,400 years old.

This is the oldest dated abacus, there are several versions between 2,700 - 1,000 BCE, with many groups claiming responsibility for the invention.

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Which country invented the abacus?

China invented the abacus .

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The abacus was invented to help people calculate.

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abacus was not invented by chinese, but by babylonians.

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The abacus was invented by the Sumerians in 2,700 BCE, not in 1642 ACE

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What country invented the abacus?

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What is the name of the inventor of abacus?

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When was the greek abacus invented?

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Name of the inventor of abacus?

The adapted abacus was invented by Tim Cranmer.

What is the sentence of abacus?

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the history about the abacus is that 3000 years ago the chinese invented the abacus. The abacus was made of wood parrelel rod and beads.

When did the Chinese invent the abacus?

The chinese invented the abacus around 300-500bc.

Who invented the machine called the abacus?

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What is the first computer invented?


When did the abacus invented by Charles Babbage?


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Did Leonardo da Vinci invent the abacus?

No, the Abacus was invented by the Sumerians in 2,700 BCE

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