Photomath is a mobile computer algebra system with an augmented optical character recognition system designed for use with a smartphone’s camera to scan and recognize mathematical equations; the app then displays step-by-step explanations onscreen. It is available for free on both Android and iOS.

Types of use

·   Simulation

Indicative use in the classroom

Seesaw can be used by students, in the context of an online learning activity, to recognize and transform handwritten equations in students notebooks, to digital ones.

Open access

·   Free access: most features are available

·   Paid plans: offers a photomath+ plan with additional features

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