Display a variety of concepts such as greater than, less than, equal to, and basic operation skills. Number Balance may be used to teach addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, fractions, as well as gain insight to abstract number and operations.
The number balance relies on the principle of equivalence. Weights are placed on either side of the fulcrum or pivot point.
As kids become familiar with basic number concepts, the number balance may be used to learn about addition and particularly about the commutative property of addition.