5 Amazing Algebra Apps for Students


Students have all the luck nowadays with so many useful and amazing apps to help them learn. A long time ago when I was a student, I found algebra a tricky subject. We had a look through some of the apps available for students to give them a helping hand to get their head around some of the main concepts in algebra.

Algebra Tutor allows students to practice and learn Prealgebra and Algebra topics. It has walk through step-by-step solutions to see where you made mistakes and you can see your stats for every problem type. It has 35 different practice concepts from fractions to polynomials.

Algebra is a Algebra tutoring and homework help app that has a huge range of chapters teaching all aspects of algebra like linear equations, simplifying, and factoring. The app includes:

  • Multiple video example problems
  • Interactive practice problems with built-in support
  • A Challenge Problem
  • Multiple-choice self-tests
  • Extra problem worksheets
  • Review notes

Math Ref is an award winning app that includes over 1,400 different formulas, references, tips and examples of equations and concepts such as vector calculus, linear algebra and differential equations. It includes topics like:

  • Algebra
  • Geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Linear Algebra
  • Series & Sequences
  • Derivatives
  • Integration
  • Table of Integrals
  • Vector Calculus
  • Differential Equations
  • Discrete
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Physics
  • Chemistry (includes Periodic Table)
  • Algorithms
  • Financial (includes Real Estate)
  • Prime Numbers
  • Greek Alphabet

Algebra Calculator is a simple tool for calculating algebra problems directly from your iphone or ipad. It includes a quadratic equation calculator, a sum of squares calculator, and a foil methods calculator.

Free Graphing Calculator is a nifty app that allows you to visualize algebraic equations. You can graph up to four equations at once, and use an in-built scientific calculator to help you with your calculations.

Have you found any more Algebra apps that are useful? Post any of your suggestions below!



  1. I must recommend DragonBox to you. I got a bit excited and reviewed it on my blog a while back. If you haven’t come across it, it is a game that guides you through the process of solving equations superbly well. http://newtechtimeline.wordpress.com/2012/06/14/dragonbox-the-first-real-algebra-game/

    • avatargeneration on

      Thanks for the share! We found it too have a post about it: http://www.avatargeneration.com/2012/07/math-game-dragonbox-to-be-tested-in-over-100-schools-across-the-us/
      Let us know if you find any more interesting tools that we miss. Thanks!

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