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Mathematics apps for smart phones

Some mathematics apps for smart phones: prices are correct as of May 2011.

Name

Description

Price

Further Info

Mathscard

A-level maths formulae from Loughborough University

FREE

www.mathscard.co.uk/apps/

List of maths apps for the ipad at Mike Croucher’s blog Walking randomly

Mike is also developing a list of Android maths apps in the near future

n/a

www.walkingrandomly.com/?p=2692

www.walkingrandomly.com/?p=2947

 

Wolfram Alpha

Wolfram Alpha introduces a new way to get knowledge and answers—not by searching the web, but by doing dynamic computations based on a vast collection of built-in data, algorithms, and methods.  Type in a question and it will attempt to provide an answer.

£1.99

http://products.wolframalpha.com/iphone/

 

Apollonius

 

Apollonius is the first (and so far the only) Interactive Geometry Software (IGS) for the iPhone and iPod Touch. It allows you to make geometric constructions (such as those made using a compass and straightedge/ruler) and move their parts smoothly using the device's touchscreen.

£2.49

Available at the Apple App Store

       

iMathematics

A maths reference guide with formulae and theorems.

FREE

Available at the Apple App Store

Differential Calculus Study Guide

A reference Guide

69p

Available at the Apple App Store

 

     

Statistics 1

Statistical Tool - includes dynamic graphs etc

£2.49

Available at the Apple App Store

Math Ref

A maths reference guide (free for lite version)

£1.49

Available at the Apple App Store

Fractal Apps

There are lots of fractal Apps around, many of which are free. 

Various

Available at both the Apple App Store and as an Android Market App

A+ timetable

Useful for students to put their timetable into

FREE

Available as an Android Market App

ES file explorer

Students can keep all their notes and coursework online and view them like a PC. 

FREE

Available as an Android Market App

Apps for changing handwriting to text –e.g. the WritePad App

Useful for taking notes. 

£2.99 for WritePad App

Available at the Apple App Store

Astronomy Course Assistant

Interactive reference and computational tool for students studying introductory astronomy. The app can reference information on constellations, planets, and other astronomical objects.

 

£2.99

http://products.wolframalpha.com/courseassistants/astronomy.html