What are the best apps for basic math courses?

asked by Dawn White-Raymer
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    #1Free Graphing Calculator

    Free Graphing Calculator
    Free Graphing Calculator is a free app for the iPhone by William Jockusch which lets you use a powerful and versatile graphing calculator. It has power packed features that you can only find in paid versions but it has it all for free.
    Apps

    iOS

    Free

    Randy Cook
    Written on November 5, 2018
    "Solving these graphs on your own is really the best way to learn but given pressing schedule, this app comes in handy."
  2. 3

    #2Operation Math

    Operation Math

    Operation Math is an app where you have to Defeat Dr. Odd and earn the latest spy gear in a game that transforms math drills into a global learning adventure. From the streets of Paris to the pyramids of Egypt, Operation Math includes more than 100 timed missions that help players learn addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. 

    Games

    iOS

    $2.99

    George Black
    Written on November 5, 2018
    "I like how me and my friends learn math here while beating the time hehe"
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    #3Math Vs Zombies

    Math Vs Zombies

    Math Vs Zombies is an educational game app developed by TapToLearn, available for download on iOS and Android devices. The game's objective is to save yourself from a zombie attack using math as your weapon. It features four in-game worlds.

    Apps

    iOS, Android

    Free

    Edward Obrien
    Written on November 5, 2018
    "I make my young girl play this and she enjoys this very much because of the cute graphics."
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    #4WolframAlpha

    WolframAlpha

    WolframAlpha is an app that  gives you answer to all of your computation questions. It uses a compilation of algorithm to offers you a report about the topic.        

    Apps

    Web, iOS, Android

    Free

    Roger Williams
    Written on November 5, 2018
    "Got to use this app on a free trial versoin of this app and I liked it the first time around so I availed the subscription and this did not fail me"
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    #5Mathematics

    Mathematics

    - formula calculation with variables, sums, products and sequences - solve equations (linear, quadratic, cubic, transpose) - plot functions, derivate, integrate, calculate roots and extremas (polynomial, rational, exponential, etc) - calculate tangent, asymptote, interception - reconstruction: calculate f(x) by given roots, points or extremas - f(x,y) plot in 3D - factoring (Bézout's identity, Euler's totient function, least common multiple, greatest common divisor) - modulo calculation with big integer and fractions - differential and integral calculus - curve sketching, limes, minima, maxima - linear algebra, vectors, matrices - unit conversion - number systems, binary/oct/decimal/hex calculator - complex number calculation - statistics (gaussian test, t test, binominal and normal distribution, standard deviation, average, sum, median) Supported languages: English, German, Francais, Espanol, Italian, Portuguese Mathematics is a powerful calculation software for your android smartphone. FEATURES Calculate any formula you want and show them in a 2d or 3d plot. The natural display shows fractions, roots and exponents as you would expect it from mathematics. In a few seconds you derivate or integrate your desired function, calculate the zero points of your function und show them in the function plot. See all maxima, minima or inflection points in one view. The easy way of use allows you to solve linear equations in just a moment. Or transform your mathematical, physical or chemical equation to any unknown variable. You often needs to calculate with binary, octal or hexadecimal number systems? No problem! You can mix them together in one calculation even by using decimal digits. But that's not enough! You can also calculate with any other number system with base 2 to 18. From time to time you may need to convert units to another one, like Celsius to Fahrenheit, miles to kilometre, inches to foot and so on. You will also be able to calculate with vectors, matrices and determinants. All this features are combined in this app and will make your mathematical life a lot easier.

    Apps

    Android

    Free

    Frances May
    Written on November 5, 2018
    "really nice app to have. this helped me a lot with much of my homeworks from school"
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    #6MyScript Calculator

    MyScript Calculator

    Write the mathematical expression on your device's screen and let MyScript technology do the work: it will transform the symbols and numbers you have written into digital text, and it will give you the result quickly. 

    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Danielle Burns
    Written on November 5, 2018
    "I can't believe an intelligent app such as this indeed exists! How convenient it is to handwrite down your problem on this app then have it solved right away???"
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    #7Desmos

    Desmos
    Desmos is a mobile app, also available online, which allows you to plot functions, create tables, add sliders, animate your graphs, and more -- all for free.
    Apps

    Android, iOS

    Free

    Diana Herrera
    Written on November 5, 2018
    "Pretty much intuitive app for my math use"
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    #8MathPapa

    MathPapa

    Mathpapa is a website for learning algebra by means of providing a step-by-step calculator for algebra problems including the solution process. It also consists of lessons and other exercises. It has apps available for both iOS and Android devices.

    Websites

    Free

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    #9Mathway

    Mathway

    Mathway is a free-to-install app created by Mathway available on iOS and Android devices. It can instantly solve math problems ranging from basic algebra to complex calculus. The user needs only to input their problem and the app will solve it.

    Apps

    Web, Android, iOS

    Free

    Ethan Shaw
    Written on November 5, 2018
    "I like how this app allows me to solve much problems that I need solving! So helpful!"

Summary

Best What are the best apps for basic math courses
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Free Graphing CalculatorApps 3 Free
2Operation MathGames 3 Paid
3Math Vs ZombiesApps 3 Free
4WolframAlphaApps 3 Free
5MathematicsApps 2 Free
6MyScript CalculatorApps 2 Free
7DesmosApps 2 Free
8MathPapaWebsites 1 Free
9MathwayApps 0 Free
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