MATH-A-MAGIC!
An electronic arithmetic teacher!
ECHO!
A brain draining, mind bending, mental gymnastic challenge!
MATH-A-MAGIC!
(one or more players)
1. Press 1 on the alpha-numeric keyboard for conventional math problems.
2. The computer will ask if you want to add, subtract, multiply or
divide.
3. Press the appropriate symbol on the alpha-numeric keyboard.
4. The computer will the ask you to select a skill level from 1 to 3.
The higher the number, the harder the problem.
5. Press the skill level desired on the alpha-numeric keyboard.
6. The first problem will appear on the screen. If the problem is
displayed on a horizontal format, enter the solution from left to
right.
A. 7 + 8 = ?
A. 7 + 8 = 1
A. 7 + 8 = 15
If the problem is displayed in vertical from, enter the solution
form, enter the solution from right to left. You will be guided by
a flashing question mark.
7. Press the ENTER key. The computer will tell you if you've answered
correctly. A right answer will automatically present you with another
problem to solve. A wrong answer will give you one more try. (You
can change your answer before pressing ENTER by pressing the CLEAR
key.)
8. If you give two incorrect answers to the same problem, the computer
will tell you the correct answer and allow all the time you need to
study the solution. You must press the ENTER key to display the next
problem.
9. A digital clock at the upper left of the screen will keep track of
your time.
10. A digital scoreboard will keep track of your correct answers. If
more than one person is playing, the winner is the player solving ten
problems in the least amount of time. The computer sings out a jingle
for every 10 correct solutions given.
11. To solve algebraic problems, push RESET and press 2 on the
alpha-numeric keyboard.
12. To practice addition and multiplication tables, push RESET and press
3 on the alpha-numeric keyboard. The computer will ask you if you
wish to practice addition or multiplication. Press + or x on the
alpha-numeric keyboard. The computer will then ask for the number
you wish to practice. Press the number on the keyboard.
ECHO!
(One or more players)
1. Press the RESET key on the alpha-numeric keyboard. SELECT GAME will
appear on screen.
2. Press 4 on the alpha-numeric keyboard. Four numbers will appear on
the lower part of the screen. A message from the computer will ask
you to WAIT.
3. It is the computer's turn first. It will light up one of the numbers
on the screen and sound a tone.
4. The computer will the signal it is YOUR TURN on the screen.
5. Light up the same number displayed by the computer by pressing the
corresponding number on the alpha-numeric keyboard.
6. The computer will the light up two numbers in succession during the
next WAIT cycle.
7. When it's YOUR TURN, enter the same numbers into the keyboard in the
same sequence.
8. The computer will add one number to its challenge every time you
successfully ECHO its challenge.
9. If you make and error, the computer will repeat the challenge. It
will even give you a third chance to succeed. But after the third
error, the computer will declare GAME OVER on the screen.
10. A digital read-out on the screen keeps track of your score. If more
than one player is challenging the computer, the player with the
highest score per round is the winner.
11. To play again, press RESET and them press 4 on the alpha-numeric
keyboard.
Typed in by: Scott Stone - tafoid@delphi.com - June 19th, 1997