Mental Arithmetic is a form of calculation that is solely done by human mind using mental power of performing mathematical calculations mentally.

IMA helps in accelerating the brain development by giving mental arithmetic practice to children of age group 4 - 12. The mental abilities in children must be developed by the age12 and will have an excellent impact until age 70+. IMA has scientifically designed training structure to improve the child's mental strengths by training them on mental arithmetic as everything revolves around mathematics.

Implementation of this methodology is done with the use of ZHUSUAN or ABACUS, by adopting latest application of the technology aiming 360 o brain development. This will help the children in achieving sense of understanding towards any subject.

ZHUSUAN / ABACUS

The calculation tool called Zhusuan has a very old history in itself until now. From around BC 770 ~ BC 476, China used 'SUANCHOU' for calculation. The oldest record of a calculation instrument similar to the ZHUSUAN can be seen in document dated AD 200. Principles of Algorithm, is the first bead-calculation book in China , written by Wang Wensu, an expert in bead calculation of the Ming Dynasty.

The ABACUS is one of the world's famous ancient tools, which eventually evolved in to a framed device with beads sliding up and down on what we call rods. Manipulating the beads on the ABACUS involves only the thumb and the index finger to slide the beads back and forth the rods. Proper fingering technique is paramount in achieving proficiency on the ABACUS.

 

 

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