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ITV Schools
Company:Associated-Rediffusion
First run:
1st October
1957

- 26th November 1957

(1 school year)
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Episodes:7 episodes
Duration:30 minutes
Subject:Mathematics: Mathematics
Audience:Age 13-16
Language:In English
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The first schools TV programme dedicated to maths, focussing on how vital calculations are in modern life. Subjects covered include surveying, navigation and calculating machines using base 2. The final programme summarised the series and covered the launch of the first ever man-made satellite, Sputnik 1, which took place during the term.

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