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Algebra

Algebra
Algebra

SystemDOS
Floppy (3.5")4

Broderbund

DOS

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Release Date: 10/1/1992
Manufacturer: Broderbund
 
Sensei Algebra, the latest in the Sensei series of software that also includes Geometry, Calculus, and Physics, is a self-paced tutorial for first-year algebra.

User Comments
Doug Wolfe on Monday, June 9, 2014
Oh, and I forgot to mention that Steve Patrick, the president of Sensei Software, contributed a lot of good ideas during the development of the product. He also paid for some great lunches on the days we had brainstorming sessions. We had some excellent dim sum, and Sara's craving one day introduced me to Thai food.
Doug Wolfe on Monday, June 9, 2014
I wrote about half of this product, and probably created 2/3 of the images as well. It was a collaboration between Sensei Software, who had done 2 or 3 successful titles in the series, and Jostens Learning Corporation (where I worked, which is today known as Compass Learning). Other writers on the project were Chita Duval and Greg Olmstead. Jostens Learning was responsible for writing the content; Sensei did the programming. As I recall, the progamming team included Loring Vogel and Sara Frucht; Eric Deeds did a lot of behind-the-scenes work; and Harry Chomsky did a lot of programming for the DOS version. They were an amazing team, and wonderful to work with. Sensei had the rights to sell the standalone version through Broderbund, and Jostens had the rights to sell the networked version. This and the second version of Sensei Geometry were some of the most fun and satisfying projects I've worked on.
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