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Addition, subtraction, division, and multiplication. I think they can also do square roots but I am not sure.

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used to perform the addition, subtraction,division,and multiplication

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An Abacus has beads and strings.

ABACUS is a name of a calculating apparatus - it is not an acronym.

If you are refering to Chinese abacus their earliest rudimentary design of abacus has 1/4 rod beads (quite similar to the later Japanese soroban abacus). Various other types of abacus design were also seen afterwards, but the advance type of 2/5 rod beads became standard and classic. Afterwards, the basic 1/5 rod beads particularly became the type of basic design. The Roman abacus may be not connected to the Chinese abacus.

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

They come in various sizes, but a typical abacus is about eight inches square.

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An abacus is a calculation aid, it stores one number and helps the user rapidly perform addition and subtraction. Highly skilled abacus users can also do multiplication and division and sometimes more involved calculations, but such calculations become progressively more labor intensive and time consuming and the abacus cannot assist the user further.

China invented the abacus .

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How did the abacus occur?

An Abacus has beads and strings.

The Chinese abacus

By the user moving little beads along bars . different amounts of beads stand for different numbers .

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.

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the Chinese invented the abacus

the invenor of the abacus is the invenor of me