Algebra Touch, by Regular Berry, is an iPhone an di

Have you forgotten most of your algebra? Algebra Touch refreshes your skills using techniques only possible on your iOS device.

  • Say you have x + 3 = 5. You can drag the 3 to the other side of the equation.
  • Enjoy the wonderful conceptual leaps of algebra, without getting bogged down by the tedium of traditional methods.
  • Drag to rearrange, tap to simplify, and draw lines to eliminate identical terms.
  • Distribute by sliding terms across the sum, and Factor them back out by dragging them together.
  • Easily switch between lessons and randomly-generated practice problems.
  • Create your own problems or edit current ones.
  • Current material covers: Simplification, Like Terms, Commutativity, Order of Operations, Factorization, Prime Numbers, Elimination, Isolation, Variables, Basic Equations, Distribution, Factoring Out, Substitution, and 'More Advanced' mode.

As a math educator, this app makes me very excited. One of the challenges of teaching algebra is finding effective teaching techniques geared towards visual learners. Algebra Touch is not only a great visual tool, but a very physical and hands-on one.

Algebra Touch is available on the iPhone and iPad for $2.99. Screenshots after the break.

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