This mathematics ClipArt gallery offers 40 illustrations of tools that are used in math: abacuses, steel squares, charts, number operation wheels, etc.

"A tray strewn with dust or sand, used in ancient times for calculating. A contrivance for calculating,…

"Abacus is a Latin term applied to an apparatus used by the Chinese for facilitating arithmetical operations,…

An instrument for performing arithmetical calculations by means of sliding balls or counters.

Two Chinese men use the abacus to calculate for their business. "The abacus was one of the earliest…

An aluminum set of disks that correctly finds the time needed to develop photos in solution

This chart of comparisons can be used with the following questions: "Which line is twice B? Which two…

This diagram represents a student's thinking and progress in math. The image on the left is concrete…

Illustration showing the correct and incorrect position of a right line pen against a T-square, triangle,…

Hairspring dividers are for creating bisectors of circles. They are similar to a compass, but with two…

A small electric meter that measures electricity in units called kilowatts-hour. The first meter is…

A gas meter that measures feet of gas used. The first meter is in the thousands place and points just…

"Goniometer. An instrument for measuring solid angles, or the inclination of planes, particularly the…

"Goniometer. An instrument for measuring solid angles, or the inclination of planes, particularly the…

Hundred weight or hundredweight is a unit of measurement for mass in U.S. customary units and was historically…

"Curves other than arcs of circles are drawn with the pencil or ruling pen by means of curved or irregular-shaped…

The circle of multiples can be used as a practice game in class. The outside ring are multiples and…

Addition, subtraction, and multiplication wheels students use to spin and find the solutions.

An Amsler Polar Planimeter instrument used to measure the area of an arbitrary shape. The planimeter…

This set of numbers is used by a teacher to help the students practice adding numbers in columns. After…

The slide rule, also known colloquially as a slip stick, which is a mechanical analog computer. The…

"Sextant. An important instrument of navigation and surveying, for measuring the angular distance of…

Illustration comparing the fundamental units of measure 1 square yard and 1 square meter.

This chart can be used for practice in subtraction. The teacher points to the outside numbers and the…

This chart can be used for practice in subtraction. The teacher points to the outside numbers and the…

This table wheel would be used to practice the six tables. The teacher would rapidly point to the surrounding…

Troy weight is a system of units of mass customarily used for precious metals, black powder, and gemstones.

Illustration comparing the fundamental units of measure ounces to grams and pounds to kilograms.