10 Top Maths Apps

So does solving a math problem feel like waging a war against an army of zombies? Well, it obviously does. But, fortunately, with a wide range of educational mobile apps to your rescue, cracking Maths questions is no longer Da Vinci mystery. Here we round up some recommended maths apps (iPhone, iPad and Android) to help kids of all ages with their mathematical understanding and best of all, all these games are actually fun!

Young kids will develop number recognition and early maths skills such as basic addition, while older kids and tweens can work on algebra and calculus. These maths apps teach kids about why math is so important in everyday life too.

We have picked our 10 favorite math mobile apps for kids of different ages to learn basic arithmetic concepts (addition, subtraction, multiplication, division), number sense, fractions, geometry, algebra and so on.

IXL Maths

IXL Maths and English

This app is a means of accessing the IXL Maths exercises alongside the longer established computer based option. On IXL, maths is more than just numbers. With unlimited questions, engaging item types, and real-world scenarios, IXL helps learners experience maths at its most mesmerising! Maths practice is an essential aspect of maths education and this app tightly focuses on making this as productive and efficient as possible. Parents and teachers alike can utilise it to ensure that their children master and remember the maths skills they are taught at school.

IXL is an immersive learning experience that provides comprehensive, curriculum-aligned maths and English content for ages 4-18. With IXL, your children will learn at their own pace, IXL’s adaptive questions automatically adjust to just the right level of difficulty. A wide variety of question types keeps practice sessions fresh and enables all types of learners to succeed.

Division with Ibbleobble


Division with Ibbleobble uses the familiar mechanic of answering multiple-choice questions to practice and develop fluency in division. It combines this approach with a polished and well-designed presentation.

A child’s ability to answer division questions is strongly linked to their understanding of multiplication but, as well as knowing the multiplication tables fluently, they must still practise specific division questions. This builds their skill in employing their multiplication knowledge in the correct way to work out division-based arithmetic.

Math Bakery


A well-crafted series of mini-games is included in this app. Together they provide support and practise for children to learn early skills in addition and subtraction that are well matched with the curriculum and how children learn. Each has six games that increase in difficulty and unlock the next game. These mirror some of the key skills shown in the curriculum, such as adding and subtracting numbers up to 10, up to 20 and finding missing numbers.

Casual Quick Maths

quick-maths app

Casual Quick Maths is a free-to-download game is easy to fit into short sessions and offers an increasing challenge to the speed of your mental arithmetic. The maths is made up of a series of addition and subtraction questions each presented with a series of possible answers. It is a practice app rather than a teaching app so players need to focus and develop their mental arithmetic techniques.


doodlemaths app

Designed by maths teachers, Doodle Maths adapts to meet you child’s current ability and knowledge – just like a teacher would. It facilitates frequent practise and provides help and support to learners who are subscribed to the service.

Build the maths confidence of your 4-14 year old with a work programme tailored to their strengths and weaknesses, proven to raise attainment. With every question answered, DoodleMaths learns more about your child’s understanding, building a work programme to improve their ability and confidence. You can get involved with your child’s maths and help motivate them every step of the way through the parent area of our website and the Parent Connect app.

illumina Mathland

Illumina Mathland is an app packed full of well-made maths mini-games that will make your child’s maths practice far more interesting. The games test and challenge children’s existing skills in the different areas of maths. The practice they provide is effective and relevant to all children’s schoolwork. Illuminas Mathland provides a very flexible learning experience in that it can be played on many different devices. Apps are available on the Android and iOS platforms and everything else with a modern web browser can provide an experience that is every bit as good using the web app. The web app also contains the administration area where teachers and parents can allocate tasks and see how much a child has engaged with the app and how successful they have been with it.

Elephant Learning

Elephant Learning provides a choice of 21 interactive maths games that are based on a particular theme and title. The graphics and visual prompts of this application are beautifully presented and really help the learner become involved in Maths whilst having fun. Each character when pressed has its own sound and quirky characteristics. We particularly liked the howling wolf and the giggling snails. Some of our users found the themes quite repetitive and the developers should consider a theme that mixes all characters together or selects random characters.

Rocket Math

Math Rocket is an offshoot of an existing programme for schools designed to increase children’s speed and fluency in answering simple arithmetic. This app encourages frequent short sessions and is supported by plenty of information explaining its purpose and methods.

Mathematics may sound scary but all it takes is a little guidance to solve a problem. We hope the aforementioned list has helped.

Khan Academy

With its wide range of video tutorials on several subjects, this app has earned itself a huge reputation in a very short span of time. Besides, it is very to use and install. Pick up any subject of your choice and start learning with video tutorials.

You can learn with practice questions also. But make sure to note them down as they are also delivered as video.

Zap Zap Kindergarten Math

Zap Zap Kindergarten Math is the perfect games-based learning platform to accompany children throughout their early mathematical education. With a variety of mathematical concepts covered through a range of unique games. The app is aligned with international math curriculum, including the Common Core State Standards (US). Perfect for elementary school kids or homeschool kids!

Maths Formulas Free

This app has a staggering amount of information – If you’re studying maths at high school or University, and want reference guide for formulas, this is definitely the app for you. The app is broken down by the different subjects that you would find in any standard curriculum. In the UK this app would be suitable for students studying GCSE’s or A-Levels, and even some university students who wanted to brush up on the basics. For maths up to university level this app contains every formula you would need to know, for every curriculum that we are aware of.

MyScript Calculator

All right! So here comes wolf of the pack! All you have to do is write a problem on its screen and it will solve the problem without any delay. It is designed to recognize your handwriting so just write any problem and you will get the answer right away.

Complex problems of trigonometry, logarithms, and percentages have never been so easy to crack. This app is free on iOS and android.


Regarded as the best app for maths, Photomath can solve an arithmetic problem smartly with just one look. All you have to do is just point the camera to the paper with the problem and you are done. Photomath finds a solution using augmented reality features.

It is best with basic math problems such as algebra. ‘Steps’ prompt on screen is quite interesting as it lets you find how the app has solved the problem.

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