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Teaching Multiplication Algorithms from Other Cultures

Cheng-Yao Lin 

December 2007, Volume 13, Issue 5, Page 298

Abstract:
Multiplication algorithms from different cultures around the world: Hindu, Egyptian, Russian, Japanese, and Chinese. Students can learn these algorithms and better understand the operation and properties of multiplication. Includes tabular and pictorial demonstrations of the algorithms.

Keywords:
Multicultural
Article
Conceptual Development
Grades 6-8
Algorithms
Math Coordinator / Coach
Teacher
Skill and Fluency
Multiplication and Division