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Algebra Boot Camp

July 7, 2008 -- From Robert, a reader from Toronto, Canada, who is affiliated with the site.

Algebra Boot Camp is our state-of-the-art online resource to learn algebra. It was adapted from our book, Maran Illustrated Effortless Algebra.

Questions and Solutions at the end of each chapter are downloadable. The online chapters can be viewed on any computer in the classroom or at home.

maranGraphics worked extensively with Alistair Savage, Ph.D. (Yale) to produce this guide. Alistair is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences and the Department of Mathematics at the University of Toronto.

Our online algebra guide was recently designated a recommended resource by the prestigious Math Forum at Drexel University.

Thinking Blocks

February 3, 2007 -- From Colleen, a teacher, from USA, who is affiliated with the site.

Thinking Blocks is a series of free, multimedia math programs that teach students how to model and solve multistep word problems. Using a combination of guided practice, video instruction, and assessment, Thinking Blocks encourages students to discover the concepts and relationships that are at the core of every math problem. Practice sets include addition and subtraction, multiplication and division, and ratio and proportion.

Absurd Math

May 5, 2006 -- From Carmen H., a parent from south Florida

This site makes algebra/pre-algebra skills fun with some games. Our daughter had great fun while learning here.

Algebra Help

June 4, 2005 -- From Jake, a parent from Pennsylvania, US, who is affiliated with the site is an excellent algebra resource, providing free algebra tutorials, articles, an online text, and much more!

Online K-12 Education

December 13, 2000 -- From Jawa, a reader from USA who is affiliated with the site

This site has hundreds of interactive math lessons with great graphics, animation and audio. Math courses range from kindergarten to high school including pre-algebra, algebra and geometry. There are three distinct designs addressing the needs of elementary, middle and high schools. Each lesson has exercises and quizzes that are scored and the progress is tracked so that parents can monitor the progress of their children. There are several fun educational activities such as hangman spelling game, interactive coloring and puzzles, and homework help. Free registration gives access to all lessons. Paid registration gives access to exercises/quizzes and scoring.


May 19, 1999 -- at 14:50:28 by a reader from Baltimore, Md who is not affiliated with the site

Very helpful site for kids with math homework. You punch in your problem, and it tells you how to do it, step by step. When I saw it, I thought WOW!