This mental math app is a great choice for anyone who wants to quickly and correctly solve math based problems faster than anybody else. Learn and practice these 25 tricks of mental math in a fun and appealing format. After you progress through various levels of proficiency, tease your brain with the timed quiz session while waiting in lines, riding in the car, plane, or train.
*** BENEFITS ***
Learning to perform fast math calculations in your head will help you immensely regardless of which field of life you deal with. The powerful ability to quickly solve math calculations — whether you’re a student, corporate executive, teacher, or anyone else—is a skill that offers other lifelong benefits, which includes
> giving you a competitive edge in school or at work;
> increasing confidence and concentration skills; and
> improving number sense and how to organize thought processes.
If you are a student, speed up your test taking abilities in the classroom as well as preparing for the math section on the SAT, PSAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT, MCAT, or any other standardized test. Don’t waste time with a calculator in the classroom and/or on the few tests that allow them. Talk about having a competitive edge!
*** SUBJECTS COVERED ***
> MULTIPLICATION is being taught at the first grade level and is the building block for other mathematical concepts.
> EVENLY DIVISIBLE problems introduces the concept that the most efficient way to solve it is by knowing the related multiplication fact. When the recall of multiplication facts is automatic and a person understands the connection between multiplication and division facts, their fluency with division facts naturally increases.
> PERCENTAGES crop up everywhere all the time – tipping, discounts, sales tax – and these tricks will provide everyday use for the rest of your life. Plus, it will help convert numbers to fractions and decimals. Believe it or not, fractions, decimals, and percentages are all related!
> Learning about FRACTIONS is one of the most difficult tasks for middle and junior high school children. Fractions play such a basic role in the preparation for algebra where the topic of rational expressions involves adding and subtracting expressions in fraction form.
*** FEATURES ***
25 techniques to master and three interactive modules in which to learn them in a fun and engaging application.
> The LEARN Mode provides clear explanations of how to perform these mental math techniques — along with examples – to develop these skills.
> The PRACTICE Mode allows you to improve your speed. If anyone is not getting the correct answers, they can revisit the technique from the Learn Mode. This allows everyone to progress through various levels of proficiency.
> The PLAY QUIZ Mode allows for the perfection of these tricks by answering random tricks in random order.
*** OPTIMIZED FOR iOS ***
Tricks for Math – Cool Tips guides you through all the essential knowledge, skills, and techniques for improving and enhancing your ability to solve a range of mathematical problems – right in your head. It will teach you how to solve math problems faster through repetition and visualization. Learn patterns that play out across certain mathematical operations and numbers in amazing ways.
Only the basic math skills of addition, subtraction and simple multiplication and division – along with pattern recognition — are needed to achieve astonishing results. Activate and challenge your brain to expand its ability to think efficiently and have fun at the same time. Train yourself to break problems down in to smaller more manageable pieces in order to reach solutions quicker and more accurately than anyone else.