Maths can be challenging at times. Some students seem to glide through the course without wincing and without encountering too many bumps on the road. Some, on the other hand, need all the help they can get to pass even with the least symbol there can ever be.

In case you are tired of tutors and all and you want to try a new approach to mathematics for your child at any stage these 5 apps may help.

1. Rocket Math

Unlike rocket science, this app/game allows all kids with different learning abilities to learn math in a fun way. Designed to increase a child’s speed in answering and tackling arithmetic problems, this app might just be the first step to raising the next great mathematician as it may help develop the child’s mathematical aptitude. The app is available on both Android and iOS and can be accessed on all devices.

2.  IXL

This comprehensive app is so personalised any child from ECD to O level can use it. It’s designed in such a way that if the child is done with one stage they can go to the next stage till they have unlocked all 13 levels. IXL has real-life scenarios and engaging problems that prompt a user to think, it opens up a young person’s mind. IXL is trusted by many parents as they claim to have more than 7 Million users. It is available on Android and IOS and can be accessed on all devices.

3. Vegetable Maths Masters

I know by now you have taught your little one not to play with food especially veggies. You can actually kill 2 birds with one stone on this one. You can teach your child the power of healthy eating at the same time teaching them math. Children can sharpen their maths skills whilst playing with real images of vegetables in a fun way which also teaches children about the names of the vegetables and helps to make them more familiar. They can also pair vegetables and add them up on a board and learn addition and subtraction using vegetables. You know what they say catch them young. It has different levels for kids ranging from 3 to 7 years.

4. Math Bakery

Ideal for kids between 4 and 12 this app start teaching kids from simple addition and subtraction till they are maths gurus who can tackle any mathematical problem at hand. It is easy to use with tutorials that will encourage your kid without the pressure of classroom setup. If you really want to see improvements in that subject you may want to try this app that is available on both Android and ISO devices.

5 Photomath

Now, this can easily pass on as the best math app for kids in secondary school. The app has won an award for being the best Math app. The app uses augmented reality to solve problems. Your child can simply point the camera at the mathematical problem be it on paper on the board and the app will solve it and give a step by step solution that one can easily follow till they grasp the concept. The user can easily solve mathematical problems on integers, arithmetic, decimal, algebraic expressions, graphs and much more using Photomath.