Android App Review: Simple n’ Easy: Algebra I
App Name: Simple n’ Easy: Algebra I
What does it promise? The Wolfram Algebra Course Assistant solves students’ specific algebra problems on the fly, often showing them how to work through the problem step by step.
Does it deliver? The Wolfram Algebra Course Assistant is powered by the Wolfram|Alpha computational knowledge engine and is created by Wolfram Research.
This app covers the following topics applicable to Algebra I, Algebra II, and College Algebra:
Evaluate any numeric expression or substitute a value for a variable.
Simplify fractions, square roots, or any other expression.
Solve a simple equation or a system of equations for specific variables
Plot basic, parametric, or polar plots of the function(s) of your choice.
Expand any polynomial.
Factor numeric expressions, polynomials, and symbolic expressions.
Divide any two expressions.
Find the partial fraction decomposition of rational expressions.
Can I use it in my classroom? If you’re working with any of the mathematical concepts covered in Algebra I, then this is a must-have app.
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Article by Jason Tomaszewski, EducationWorld Associate Editor
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