iPad App for Students: Mathway

MathWay is an iPad app that students can use to solve problems in mathematics.   It is a computer algebra system capable of solving problems in basic mathematics, algebra, trigonometry, precalculus, calculus, and statistics. It is an ideal app for home works and self study.

The Mathway iPad App

The capabilities of Mathway among others are evaluating algebraic expressions, solving equations and inequalities, and plotting graphs in Cartesian and Polar coordinates.   It is also capable of calculating permutations and combinations, finding the standard deviation and variance of discrete distributions and calculating derivatives and integrals.

Answers to problems can be obtained from the free version of Mathway, but  step by step solutions is available on upgraded versions. Mathway is also available as an iPhone and Android apps.

iPad App for Teachers: My Blackboard

When GeoGebra announced the GeoGebra for iPad, I became an iPad user after a month — yes, I’m excited.  Since then, I have been exploring a few apps which I will share with you from time to time.  The first app that I share with you in this post is a very simple one: My Blackboard. 

Image Credit: http://myblackboard.mobi/ipad/

As the name implies, My Blackboard is an electronic version of a real one. It is a realistic chalk board with 8 colored chalks and a sponge eraser. It has the basic functions which includes  undo, redo, save, and erase at once. » Read more

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