Apps4android Releases Significantly Enhanced Version of IDEAL WebMath For K-8 Math Students

Updated Mobile Math Resource to Help Students Who Do Not Have a Home-Based PC or Broadband Internet Connection


HILLIARD, Ohio (BUSINESS WIRE) – February 10, 2012 –Apps4Android today announced the release of a significantly enhanced update to IDEAL WebMath for K-8 math students.

Webmath.com is a math-help web site hosted by Discovery Education. Webmath was designed to help students learn how to solve math problems ranging from simple addition to Trigonometry & Calculus. Solutions to all problems are presented in a real-time, step-by-step, manner.

Objectives for developing IDEAL WebMath:

  1. To make it easier for millions of students with print disabilities to access and use the Webmath,com website due to its complexity; and,
  2. To provide students who do not have access to a PC or Broadband Internet connection at home with a mobile “tutor” that can teach them how to solve math problems, step-by-step, with detailed explanations.

According to Steve Jacobs, President, IDEAL Group, Inc. and CEO, Apps4Android, “Every few years The U.S. Department of Education publishes, The Nation’s Report Card (NRC). Its purpose is to inform the public about the academic achievement of elementary and secondary students in the United States. The results of the 2011 NRC were alarming. Sixty percent of 4th grade and 66% of 8th grade math achievement scores were below proficient levels.  It is our hope that IDEAL WebMath can play a small role in helping to reduce these alarming statistics.

Problem Solving Functions of IDEAL WebMath:

  1. Adding Two Numbers:
    Shows you how to add two numbers together
  2. Subtract Two Numbers:
    Shows you how to subtract two numbers
  3. Multiply Two Numbers:
    Show you how to multiply two numbers together
  4. Divide Two Numbers:
    Shows you a complete “long division” solution for the division of two numbers
  5. Place Value of a Number:
    Helps you to find what the place value is of a particular digit in a number
  6. How to Round a Number:
    Rounding a number is when you take a number and “bump it up” or “bump it down” to a nearby and “cleaner” number. A number can be rounded to any place value you want. Type in a number you wish to round below and select what place value you want to round it to
  7. Where Numbers Go on a Number-Line:
    Shows you where a number belongs on the number line
  8. Compare Two Numbers Using a Number-Line:
    Show you how to compare two numbers using a number line. This will allow you to tell if a number is larger or smaller than another number
  9. Help with Ratios:
    A ratio is a statement of how two numbers compare. It is a comparison of the size of one number to the size of another number. All of the lines below are different ways of stating the same ratio. If you fill in one of the lines below, this selection will explain a few things about your ratio
  10. Help with Proportions:
    A proportion occurs when two ratios are forced to be equal to each other. This selection will allow you to find a second ratio that is in the same proportion as the first. Since a ratio is made up of two numbers, and a proportion compares 2 ratios, we’ll be dealing with 4 numbers here, 2 for each ratio
  11. What Is a Fraction?
    If you type in a fraction into the boxes below, this selection will show you what your fraction means using the picture of a pie
  12. Compare Two Fractions:
    Say you have two fractions, how can you tell which one is larger (or smaller)? If you type your two fractions into the boxes below, this selection will show you how to figure it out!

About Apps4Android, Inc.

Apps4Android is the world’s largest developer of open source and other “no-cost-to the user” Android accessibility applications with over 4 million installations in 136 countries. For more information: http://apps4android.org

Contact:

Steve Jacobs
Apps4Android, Inc.
steve.jacobs@ideal-group.org

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