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Math
Debian Jr. educational math

This metapackage will install educational math programs suitable for children. Some of the packages use mathematics that is well beyond the abilities of young children (e.g. fractals and cryptography), but hopefully using these let them gain an appreciation of the beauty of math from an early age. Other packages allow children to explore and learn math concepts in an engaging, interactive way. Some packages are more general, providing math activities as only one part of the package, e.g. bsdgames includes "arithmetic" in addition to other non-math games, and x11-apps provides xcalc.

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Official Debian packages with high relevance

2048-qt
juego de rompecabezas basado en matemáticas
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2048 rompecabezas es un juego de rompecabezas basado en matemáticas en el que tiene que deslizar las fichas en una cuadrícula para combinarlas y crear una ficha con el número 2048. Tiene que combinar los números similares de las fichas (2n) moviendo las teclas de flechas en cuatro direcciones diferentes. Cuando dos fichas con el mismo número se tocan, se fusionan en una.

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Bc
lenguaje de calculadora de precisión arbitraria GNU bc
Maintainer: Ryan Kavanagh
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GNU bc es un lenguaje algebraico interactivo con precisión arbitraria que sigue el borrador del estándar POSIX 1003.2, con varias extensiones que incluyen nombres de variable multicarácter, una sentencia «else» y expresiones booleanas completas. GNU bc no requiere del programa GNU dc por separado.

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Bsdgames
collection of classic textual unix games
Maintainer: Debian Games Team
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This is a collection of some of the text-based games and amusements that have been enjoyed for decades on unix systems.

It includes these programs: adventure, arithmetic, atc, backgammon, battlestar, bcd, boggle, caesar, canfield, countmail, cribbage, dab, go-fish, gomoku, hack, hangman, hunt, mille, monop, morse, number, pig, phantasia, pom, ppt, primes, quiz, random, rain, robots, rot13, sail, snake, tetris, trek, wargames, worm, worms, wump, wtf

Childsplay
Suite of educational games for young children
Maintainer: Markus Koschany
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Childsplay provides memory activities that are fun to play and at the same time learn sounds, images, letters and numbers; activities that train the child to use the mouse and keyboard and pure game activities like puzzles, pong, pacman and billiards.

Gbrainy
brain teaser game and trainer to have fun and to keep your brain trained
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gbrainy is a platform to train memory, arithmetical and logical capabilities with many sorts of different exercises of different difficulty levels. It should have something for all ages and purposes: kids whose parents want them to develop their capabilities, adults that want to keep their mind in form or just try it out for fun, older people that might need to do some memory exercises, etc.

It provides the following types of games:

  • Logic Puzzles: games designed to challenge your reasoning and thinking skills.
  • Mental Calculation: games based on arithmetical operations designed to prove your mental calculation skills.
  • Memory Trainers: games designed to challenge your short term memory.
  • Verbal Analogies: games that challenge your verbal aptitude.
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Gcompris
transitional package for gcompris-qt
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GCompris is a high quality educational software suite, including a large number of activities for children aged 2 to 10. Some of the activities are game orientated, but nonetheless still educational.

This is a transitional package that depends on the new series of GCompris releases (rewritten using Qt). It can be safely removed once gcompris-qt is installed.

Kig
interactive geometry tool
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Kig is an application for interactive geometric construction, allowing students to draw and explore mathematical figures and concepts using the computer.

Kig supports macros and is scriptable using Python. It can import and export files in various formats, including SVG, Cabri, Dr. Geo, KGeo, KSeg, and XFig.

This package is part of the KDE education module.

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Numptyphysics
crayon based physics puzzle game
Maintainer: Leo Costela
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Numpty Physics is a drawing puzzle game in the spirit (and style?) of Crayon Physics using the same excellent Box2D engine. It melds cute schoolbook-style graphics with a kind of realistic physics engine.

It includes a built-in editor so that you may build (and submit) your own levels.

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Pysiogame
educational activity pack for kids
Maintainer: Miriam Ruiz
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pySioGame is a set of educational activities and games for children aged between 3 and 10. The activities are grid based and can be played all in a single window. pySioGame includes maths, reading, writing, painting, and memory activities.

Tuxmath
juego matemático para niños, con Tux
Maintainer: Holger Levsen
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«Tux, de Comandante matemático» («TuxMath,» para abreviar) es un juego de arcade educativo protagonizado por Tux, ¡La mascota de Linux! Basado en el clásico juego de arcada «Missile Command,» Tux debe defender sus ciudades. En este caso, sin embargo, debe hacerlo resolviendo problemas matemáticos.

X11-apps
X applications
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This package provides a miscellaneous assortment of X applications that ship with the X Window System, including:

  • atobm, bitmap, and bmtoa, tools for manipulating bitmap images;
  • ico, a demo program animating polyhedrons;
  • oclock and xclock, graphical clocks;
  • rendercheck, a program to test render extension implementations;
  • transset, a tool to set opacity property on a window;
  • xbiff, a tool which tells you when you have new email;
  • xcalc, a scientific calculator desktop accessory;
  • xclipboard, a tool to manage cut-and-pasted text selections;
  • xconsole, which monitors system console messages;
  • xcursorgen, a tool for creating X cursor files from PNGs;
  • xditview, a viewer for ditroff output;
  • xedit, a simple text editor for X;
  • xeyes, a demo program in which a pair of eyes track the pointer;
  • xgc, a graphics demo;
  • xload, a monitor for the system load average;
  • xlogo, a demo program that displays the X logo;
  • xmag, which magnifies parts of the X screen;
  • xman, a manual page browser;
  • xmore, a text pager;
  • xwd, a utility for taking window dumps ("screenshots") of the X session;
  • xwud, a viewer for window dumps created by xwd;
  • Xmark, x11perf, and x11perfcomp, tools for benchmarking graphical operations under the X Window System;

The xbiff, xcalc, xconsole, xedit and xman programs use bitmap images provided by the xbitmaps package.

Xaos
Zoom fractal interactivo en tiempo real
Maintainer: Debian Games Team
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XaoS le permite hacer zoom y mover la cámara en un fractal en tiempo real. Puede mostrar los fractales animados en gráficos o en texto plano.

Muestra el conjunto Mandelbrot y otros muchos fractales, y le permite hacer zoom despacio en el fractal. Están incluidos varios modos de coloreado para los puntos internos y externos del conjunto seleccionado. Además, se incluye la posibilidad de elegir entre los tipos de fractales de Mandelbrot y de Julia.

Otras opciones: incluye Modo Piloto automático, cambio de paletas, guardado de imágenes, inversión de fractales, filtros, y un tutorial de fractales incorporado.

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