App of the week: Math Ref

By Meris Stansbury
July 22nd, 2013

Name: Math Ref

What is it? An award winning education app that lets users browse over 1,400 formulas, figures, and examples to help you with math, physics, chemistry and more. Use an expanding list of helpful tools such as a unit converter, quadratic solver, and triangle solver to perform common calculations.

Best for: Students, teacher, and anyone else who works with math and needs to do a lot of calculations.

Price: $1.99

Requirements: Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 5.1 or later. This app is optimized for iPhone 5.

Rated: 4+


  • New Tools – Ranging from Algebra to Physics
  • Favorites – Easily save equations in groups
  • Search – Easily find what you’re looking for
  • Print Support – Print equations or groups
  • Editable Notes – Write what will help you best
  • Zoomable Equations
  • App Orientation Locking
  • UI – A better UI


About the Author:

Meris Stansbury

Meris Stansbury is the Managing Editor of eCampus News, and was formerly the Associate Editor of eSchool News. Before working at eSchool Media, Meris worked as an assistant editor for The World and I, an online curriculum publication. She graduated cum laude from Kenyon College in 2006 with a BA in English, and enjoys spending way too much time either reading or cooking.