4 Great Google Drive Add-ons for Math Teachers

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January 22, 2016
Looking for some good Math tools to use on your Google Drive? Below are four titles we highly recommend for you.  These are all add-ons we have reviewed in the past. The apps will enable you to solve mathematical equations, create graphs, work on complex calculations, perform basic math/stat operations of cell values in a Google Docs table and many more.

1- Formula Editor

"Formula Editor lets you to easily type mathematical equations from the sidebar in your Google Doc. Formulas can be created either using the mathematics input box or by typing in their LaTeX representation. The result is then rendered as an image and inserted into your document."

"With the graph creator, you can type in functions and inequalities and it will create the graph associated with the functions and inequalities. You can also plot points in the same graph, find the line of best fit of those points, and specify a viewing window. As a new feature, you can select a table in a Doc and import the data into g(Math) to create a plot!"

3- Wizkids Cas

”Wizkids CAS is a Computer Algebra System that works with Google Docs' built-in equations.With Wizkids CAS users can:cSolve equations and plot graphs, Find numerical and exact solutions, Simplify and factorise expressions with variables, Drag and drop results and graphs from the sidebar in Google Docs.”

4-  Table Calculator

“This add­-on helps users perform basic math/stats operations of cell values in a Google Docs table and insert the result with the click of a button. Operations include addition, multiplication, average, count, max, min and standard deviation. This free productivity tool will help you save time by performing calculations within Google Docs without using a separate calculator or using a spreadsheet.”