Abacus Course

Amelia attended his first Abacus Mental Arithmetic class at the Admiral Garden Community Center. The course cost about S$98 and it was fully booked. An additional S$17 is charged for the materials and an abacus.
The abacus system of mental calculation is a system where users mentally visualize an abacus to do calculations. No physical abacus is used; only the answers are written down.
This system is being propagated in China, Singapore, South Korea, Thailand, Malaysia, and Japan. Mental calculation is said to improve mental capability, increases speed of response, memory power, and concentration power. Many veteran and prolific abacus users in China, Japan, South Korea, and others who use the abacus daily, naturally tend to not use the abacus anymore but perform calculations by visualizing the abacus

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