©1975 Encyclopedia Britannica Educational Corporation. All rights reserved.

Catalog Number 64-010
Format Standard Play CAV

Pressing Location DiscoVision Carson
Label Color Green
Retail Price $5.95
Issued January 1979
Side Chapters Frames Running Time
1 3 36,433 25min 18sec
2 2 29,735 20min 38sec
5 66,168 45min 57sec
Video Transfer
Audio Transfer
Side-Open Sticker

Pressing Notes

The educational title Math that Counts is really a set of five Encyclopedia Britannica educational films. Each program deals with a certain type of simple math function. DiscoVision didn't find it necessary to include the chapter information on the jacket.
Side 1:
  1. Lintola (addition with carrying)
  2. Filbert and the Melon Cheater (subtraction with borrowing)
  3. The Tree of Truth (relationship between addition and subtraction)
Side 2:
  1. The Magic Rectangle (short multiplication)
  2. Banana Fever (short division)

The video transfer is typical of most of the Encyclopedia Britannica Educational films. The image is sharp and clear with very good color. The audio transfer is typical for the 16mm film source and is not exceptional in any form. DiscoVision edited the closing credits off three of the programs, causing abrupt changes from one segment to another. Further, as with most chapter encoded discs of the period, the chapters don't actually change until nearly 100 frames into the program. Math that Counts was last listed in the October 1980 catalog.

Release History

Math that Counts was never reissued on LaserDisc.

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