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Excellent Mac Apps for Math Teachers

July 15, 2015
Due to the multiple requests for featuring Mac apps, we deemed it important that we create a separate section devoted entirely to educational Mac apps that teachers can utilize with their students in class. This is still a work in progress and we will feature it in the categories section of this blog as soon as it is ready. For today's post we are sharing with you part of what  we are actually working on. This is basically a selection of some of the best Math apps for Mac users.  Check them out and let us know if you have other suggestions to add to this list:

1- PhotoMath

‘PhotoMath is the world's smartest camera calculator! Just point your phone camera to a math expression, and PhotoMath will instantly display the answer with detailed step-by-step explanation.Millions of students worldwide use PhotoMath to make their learning progress faster and more fun. Use it to get help when you're stuck with a math problem. Hit the steps button, and see a fully explained step-by-step solution! Check below to see the full list of supported Math problems.’

2- Graphing Calculator by Desmos

‘Explore math with Desmos! Plot functions, create tables, add sliders, animate your graphs, and more -- all for free. Using our powerful and blazingly-fast math engine, the calculator can instantly plot any equation, from lines and parabolas up through derivatives and Fourier series. Sliders make it a breeze to demonstrate function transformations. It's intuitive, beautiful math. And best of all: it's completely free.’

3- Math Drills Lite

‘Graphically rich and fun environment allows a single student to learn basic math skills in addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. Explore solutions to problems using number lines, wooden blocks, facts and hints. Solve nine-times problems using your fingers!’

4- Math

‘Browse or search YourTeacher's complete library of over 50 courses for elementary, middle, and high school math; community college and college math; and standardized test prep. Each course contains over 100 lessons, and each lesson features video examples, interactive practice, multiple-choice self-tests, a worksheet of extra problems, and more!’

5- MathBoard

‘MathBoard is a highly configurable math app appropriate for all school aged children. Beginning in kindergarten, with simple addition and subtraction problems, through elementary school where learning multiplication and division can be a real challenge. MathBoard will allow you to configure the app to best match the abilities of your individual child/student.’

6- iMathematics

‘iMathematics is your personal maths tutor. It is used by millions of students every day, and it’s the only app about math that includes everything you need to successfully pass your exams.’

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