These 10 math apps can boost student enthusiasm for math subjects

math-appsResearch has proven that developing and sustaining students’ interest in math at an early age leads to future success in more difficult and complex math courses.

With the emergence of mobile and handheld devices through both one-to-one and bring-your-own-technology initiatives, students and teachers have more access to tools and apps to aid in math instruction and learning. Following are 10 such apps. Do you have a favorite? Be sure to let us know in the comments section.

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1. Mabble, iPhone/iPad, Free

This logic game is based on simple math equations. Users place tiles on a board to create valid equations, which can read from left to right or top to bottom. It offers 5 stages, each with 25 unique puzzles that increase in difficulty. Hints are available to help players.

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