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Practicing the soroban

It looks like about an hour a day for a year or two for the first certification. The to-do list follows.

1 Soroban

1.1 Read Soroban handbook

1.2 Watch videos on youtube

1.4 Books

1.4.1 The Abacus: The World’s First Computing System: Where it Comes From, How it Works, and How to Use it to Perform Mathermatical Feats Great and Small The Abacus: The World’s First Computing System: Where it Comes From, How it Works, and How to Use it to Perform Mathermatical Feats Great and Small

1.4.2 Advanced Abacus: Theory and Practice Takashi Kojima

1.4.3 The Fundamental Operations in Bead Arithmetic – How to Use the Chinese Abacus Kwa Tak Ming

1.4.4 Japanese Abacus Use & Theory Takashi Kojima

1.4.5 Speed Mathematics Simplified Speed Mathematics Simplified Edward Stoddard

2 Comments

  1. I liked your focus on the soroban. I made a short tutorial on how to make your own soroban http://japanmath.com/how-to-ma.....bacus.html that will be of interest with your more frugal readers :-)

    Monday, June 9, 2014 at 10:28 | Permalink
  2. Grant wrote:

    JODY WEISSLER:

    Delightful! Thanks so much for sharing that.

    Monday, June 9, 2014 at 11:53 | Permalink

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