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Basic Math Atari 2600 Addition


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Basic Math is a math game for children.

Each game gives the player a set of ten basic math problems (i.e. simple addition, subtraction, multiplication, or division) to solve. The player is presented with two numbers and a function, then inputs the answer by cycling through numbers with the joystick. A timer option is available to ramp up the difficulty. The game has eight primary game settings - basically two settings for each mathematical function. Games 1-4 allow the player to select one of the numbers the player will be working with, while 5-8 give random questions.

Hint: For division problems that have a remainder make sure to put a space between the whole number and the remainder, which goes to the right.


Basic Math Atari 2600 The game in black and white mode
Basic Math Atari 2600 Addition
Basic Math Atari 2600 Division
Basic Math Atari 2600 Multiplication

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Alternate Titles

  • "Math" -- Sears Tele-Games release
  • "Fun With Numbers" -- Alternate release
  • "61 Basic Math" -- Title on the end label of original release

User Reviews

The title says it all: basic! RobinHud (73) 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars
Simple but absolutely fun! Stsung (53) 4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars4.75 Stars
Like Using Your First Grader's Flash Cards eratik (124) 0.75 Stars0.75 Stars0.75 Stars0.75 Stars0.75 Stars

Critic Reviews

All Game Guide 1998 1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars1.5 Stars 30
Woodgrain Wonderland Oct 02, 2016 F 0


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Launch game

This was one of the nine games available for the launch of the Atari 2600 in 1977.
wanax (338) added Basic Math (Atari 2600) on Apr 09, 2003
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