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15 Places to Learn More about Algebra and Geometry

15 Places to Learn More about Algebra and Geometry

There are many different sites around the web dedicated to helping students and teachers of algebra and geometry. Site resources often include tutorials, practice problems with explanations, worksheets, homework helpers, and problem solvers. Here are 15 places to learn more about algebra and geometry over the summer.


West Texas A&M University Virtual Math Lab - The West Texas A&M University Virtual Math Lab offers more than 100 free tutorials for beginning, intermediate, and college level algebra students. Each tutorial includes an introduction, learning objectives, definitions, formulas, illustrations, step-by-step examples, practice problems, and links to additional resources. Some tutorials also include practice tests.

Algebra.com - The free tutors on this site have written algebra tutorials, problem answers with explanations, and many other resources for pre-algebra, algebra I, and algebra II students. Other resources on Algebra.com include interactive solvers for algebra word problems and a question board.

AlgebraHelp.com - AlgebraHelp.com provides an enormous selection of Algebra lessons, worksheets, and calculators. The site also posts sample problems with solutions.

The Futures Channel - The Futures Channel offers a large selection of algebra activities that include explanations, movies, and more. Just a few of the covered topics include fractional exponents, exponential equations and functions, linear equations and functions, quadratic equations and functions, coordinate systems, and variables.

xyAlgebra - This algebra and verbal problem tutor includes Interactive instruction, practice problems, and step-by-step help. xyAlgebra is free to download and includes executable demo programs.


AnalyzeMath.com - AnalyzeMath.com is a good place to learn more about geometry online. The site offers beginner to advanced level geometry problems and tutorials. Other site features include free geometry worksheets and calculators.

GeometryFormulas.com - GeometryFormulas.com is part formula directory and part help center. The site offers an explanation of the different types of geometry as well as 2D geometry formulas, 3D geometry formulas, postulates, and theorems. Other resources include links to calculators, converters, graphers, and problem solvers.

OnlineMathLearning.com - This site offers geometry help through video lessons and basic explanations. Other site features include geometry word problems and practice questions.

Gamequarium - Gamequarium is a good site for students who struggle with geometry or don't like to study. The site offers dozens of geometry games that engage students while they learn.

All About Geometry - Created by Dr. Suzanne LeBeau, an educator and technology adviser, this site links to a wide range of websites that offer geometry help, formulas, tutorials, and more. Some of the most valuable links include a geometry resource guide, a geometry problem of the week, and interactive geometry problems.

Algebra and Geometry

Khan Academy - This not-for-profit organization is the ultimate source for algebra and geometry videos. Each video explains a specific concept in easy-to-understand language.

Math.com - Created for students, parents, and teachers, Math.com offers algebra and geometry homework help, practice, games, calculators, and other learning tools. The site also provides a glossary and a formula guide.

Cut the Knot - Cut the Knot is an award-winning math website that offers help with algebra, geometry, calculus, basic arithmetic, and more. The site explains many different concepts and formulas and includes interactive examples with each.

Webmath - This math help website can be used to solve specific algebra and geometry problems. Simply enter the problem into Webmath's generator and hit the solve button. The generator will display the answer along with an explanation of how the problem was solved.

The Math League - The Math League offers a mathematics help facility for students in grade four and up. The help facility includes an introduction to algebra and problem-solving tips for geometry.

Guest post from education writer Karen Schweitzer. Karen is the About.com Guide to Business School. She also writes for PharmacyTechnicianCertification.com.


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Anonymous said...

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Brenda Dzwil said...

Thanks for sharing the many sites. I'm aware of some but can't wait to check out the others. I'm looking for some sites to help elementary teachers better understand how to teacher algebraic reasoning in the primary grades. Any suggestions?

tana81@gmail.com said...

What about the site http://www.wtamu.edu/academic/anns/mps/math/mathlab/beg_algebra/beg_alg_tut12_addeq.htm. It is also useful for us.


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