For many people, mathematical formulas and theorems can make their brains hurt. Thankfully, apps can arm students of all ages with powerful tools that make math less of a mystery, from graphing calculators to algebra tutors. There are lots of choices out there, but we’ve done the hard work for you by hand-selecting the 10 best math apps.
Wolfram Alpha, available for both Android and iOS, offers up detailed answers to any math-related or number-centric question you could ever have. This computational knowledge engine can give you far more than just an answer to an equation, however. You can get formula details, graphic representations and brief explanations to help you understand how the app arrived at a given solution. It will even tell you the meaning of life, if you ask it.