iDoMath - Tips + Tricks for iOS: Learn Advanced Math Shortcuts with Ease
November 28, 2012 in Education
[prMac.com] Fort Smith, Arkansas - HoloX Entertainment has introduced iDoMath - Tips & Tricks 1.0 for iOS, its educational app that teaches 54 math tricks and tips. Designed to improve mathematical understanding and provide tips that will help students save time during important exams, such as the SAT or ACT, the app employs lessons to teach math shortcuts. The app encourages students to do math calculations in their heads or in the provided writing area, allowing even the most complicated math computations to be performed with ease.
More than just a guide to math shortcuts, iDoMath - Tips & Tricks provides learners with a new way to grasp and calculate mathematical computations. The app is perfect for students in elementary school who are learning math concepts, high school students taking college entrance examinations, college students taking advanced study placement tests, and teachers who want to impress their students with their blazing fast math calculations, inspiring their students to learn.
The application is divided into six Lesson categories: Essentials, Evenly Divisible, Perfect Squares, Percentages, Checking Your Work, and Fractions. Each Lesson category is further divided into subsections containing specific lessons. For example, the Easily Divisible category contains 13 sections that provide instruction on dividing by specific numbers. Each Lesson contains examples demonstrating how to perform the math shortcut or trick. Many lessons also provide information on tip parameters and exclusions, called Basics.
Learn 54 Math Tips & Tricks Including:
* Multiply any number by 11
* Find cube roots of perfect cubes
* Multiply up to 20x20
* Multiply if one's place sum is 10
* Multiply in the 90's
* Double and half
* Multiply any number by 10, 100, 1000, etc.
* Multiply any number by 5, 9, 99, or 25
* Evenly divisible by 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 15, or 24
* Square in the 20's, 30's, 40's, 50's, 60's, 70's, 80's, 90's, 100's, 200's, 300's, 400's, 500's, 600's, 700's, 800's, or 900's
* Find percentages of any number including: 1%, 5%, 10%, or 50%
* Casting out nines digit sum
* Check addition by casting nines
* Check subtraction by casting nines
* Check multiplication by casting nines
* Check division by casting nines
* Identify the greater fraction
* Easily add fractions
Students study the easy to follow lessons and practice the learned skill in the Practice area. The Practice area provides a mathematical problem or equation and a choice of four possible multiple-choice answers. Each answer is scored as right or wrong. Wrong answers give the student the ability to recalculate and select another answer. The Practice area also provides a Board containing a writing area for visual learners to write out their calculations. A quick link back to the Lesson is also provided within the practice area, enabling students to easily return to Lessons and examples for further instruction.
The Test area allows students to test the skills they have learned. Tests may be configured to include any number of math categories, allowing students to only practice skills they have already learned or to focus on areas that they need more help with. Students may access Test Stats, giving them specific information on how they are performing in each skill. Stats are divided into subsections and contain information on the percentage of correct answers, the number of questions, and the skill tested. Both Test and Practice sections contain an unlimited number of questions allowing students to practice as much as they would like. iDoMath - Tips & Tricks teaches students of all ages how to perform common arithmetical calculations with ease.
* Fast, fun way to learn 54 Math Tips and Tricks
* Quick and easy to understand basics and examples
* Practice with writing area for computations
* Customized Tests and testing Stats
* Improve mathematical understanding
"Learn how to multiply 35x25 and find the cube root of 456,533 in a few seconds, without using a calculator!" stated HoloX Entertainment CEO Donald Nguyen. "iDoMath - Tips & Tricks makes advanced mathematical calculations easy."
* iPhone 3GS/4/4S/5, iPod touch (3rd/4th/5th generation), and iPad
* Requires iOS 5.0 or later
* Universal app optimized for display on all iOS devices
* 16.6 MB
Pricing and Availability:
iDoMath - Tips & Tricks 1.0 is $0.99 (USD) and available worldwide exclusively through the App Store in the Education category. Review copies are available on request.
Based in Fort Smith, Arkansas, HoloX Entertainment was founded by indie developer Donald Nguyen in 2012. Their main mission is to create quality apps for customers in both iOS and Android. For now, their main focus is establishing their reputation in the App Store world in iOS. Copyright (C) 2012 Donald Nguyen. All Rights Reserved. Apple, the Apple logo, iPhone, and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. Other trademarks and registered trademarks may be the property of their respective owners.