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    Before the abacus was devised, the ancients used their fingers, toes, twigs or counting table to count numbers. As the era goes, a counting device called abacus was created to count large numbers. Abacus, also known as ‘Suan Pan’ in Chinese, is an ancient Chinese educational implement used for fast and accurate calculations. The word ‘Abacus’ is derived from the Greek work ‘abax’, which means calculating board or calculating table (UCMAS, n.d., para. 1). The first Chinese abacus was invented around 500 B.C and it has over 1300 years of documented use (UCMAS, n.d., para. 1). The abacus is a tool that usually made out by wood and having a frame that holds rods with freely-sliding beads mounted on them (“The abacus”, n.d., para. 5). Hence, the…

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    Kick Counting Essay

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    Kick counting is the daily systematic recording of a mom’s perception of her baby’s movement during the third trimester and is a reliable, simple and effective way to monitor a baby’s well-being. Kick counting can document changes in the fetal movement pattern and can help moms-to-be notify their healthcare provider of potential problems. Fetal movement is an important sign of a baby’s health. Studies have shown that decreased fetal movements are associated with pregnancy complications,…

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    Concerts Across Time Some would say “they don’t make music like they use to”. What is the era of music are they referring to? Each person has a different view of what they refer to as the “Golden Age” of music. Music has certainly evolved from the Baroque period but after centuries of music development there is nothing wrong with sticking to the fundamentals that inspired musicians and composers for generations. In my Concerts Across Time paper I will be discussing the differences and…

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    family show ‘Counting On’ was a big hit according to fans Last night premiered the first of three episodes of the Jill and Jessa show “Counting On”. The show spread out across numerous topics that revolved around the entire Duggar family, Jessa and Ben, Jill and Derick and baby Israel. As the show progressed Jessa and Ben revealed some interesting focal points that hadn’t been shared before regarding the birth of their baby. At the time the show was taped Jessa was still expecting. The show…

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    If you are like lots of people out there who are struggling to lose weight, there are chances that you may have heard a lot of things concerning counting calories. Nearly every nutritionist and dietician out there wants you to eat the exact amount of calories that your body is able to expend, as a rule of thumb when it comes to losing weight. In fact, every weight loss expert that you will come across is very likely to tell you how crucial counting calories is to weight loss. But in as…

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    quantities in some way is considered the first invention of mathematics. We use mathematics every day in one way or another. Sometimes we even use mathematics unconsciously, as in the case of filing a cup of water for cooking. The measure cup is readily available to us and all we have to do is fill it out, but who started this type of measurement? How old is mathematics? Specifically, how old is counting? When was representing quantities thought of? Where did it start? Counting originated based…

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    “Counting by 7s” will Make You Want to Count Your Blessings One of this year’s Sunshine State books by Holly Goldberg Sloan entitled “Counting by 7s” is by far one of this year’s preeminent Sunshine State books. I personally believe you will take pleasure in reading this novel about loss, friendship, and love. A young genius girl named Willow Chance learns to bond with other people and has to find a new family after her parents died in a car accident. The main characters in the book are Willow…

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    Counting By 7's Hailey Hirter The book that I read is Counting by 7's. Holly Goldberg Sloan wrote this book. The story was about a girl named Willow (main character) you had parents that adopted her when she was young. When Willow was twelve, her adoptive parents died in a car accident and now she lives with a family that she met when going to Dell Duke (her counselor). That family is the Nguyen's. Now she is trying to find a place to not "temporary" live and be able to stay safe and be…

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    Counting By 7s Book Report

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    The novel, Counting by 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan is about a girl named Willow Chance. Willow is different than most people her age. She is surpassingly smart; in fact, some would call her a genius, and is obsessed with plants and medical conditions. Willow doesn’t have many friends besides Mai Nguyen, who is a few years older than her. Shortly after Willow met Mai, she lost both of her parents in a car accident. Willow was devastated and stopped doing everything she used to love.…

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    Counting By 7s by Holly Goldberg Sloan, published in 2013, is a book about a genious, yet socially awkward girl, named Willow Chance. This book takes place in present day, most likely to be America. Willow is put into a new school where her adopted parents believe she will better succeed. As soon as school starts though, she is in counseling with the awkward, overweight, school counselour, Dell Duke. It is before counseling where she meets her only friends Mai and Quang-ha. To see her friends…

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