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NOTE. Our Apps work well on iPhone, iPad Mini, and iPads etc. All Apps are at Apple's lowest priced tier (and one of them is free). The Apps are used in hundreds of schools and work well at home. We support the Apple Educational Volume Purchase Program.

GUARANTEE. Our Apps contain NO advertising. There are NO In-App purchase options. They gather NO data from you. They are fully downloadable so require NO internet connection to operate. Apps have a free Flash mirror website to aid evaluation as well as to allow study by students with traditional browsers.

iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch users
The Math Apps (Maths Apps) listed below are available in the iTunes Appstore.

See also the main SUMS Online www.sums.co.uk website for a huge set of well structured mathematics games (Flash).

 
   
App 1. "Bedingo" (a Bingo based Brain Training game)
- view the YouTube video for the Bedingo App
Download Bedingo App

An excellent game to get the brain working at the start of the day. The free Flash mirror website is at www.bedingo.co.uk

  screenshot picture link to the Bedingo game
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App 2. "Bracket Basics" (game using brackets)
- view the YouTube video for the Bracket Basics App
Download Bracket Basics App
The challenge is to drag three or four numbers into place to make the given total, remembering that brackets have to be evaluated first. The free Flash mirror website is at www.bracketbasics.co.uk
  Bracket Basics App opening screen
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App 3. "Chunking" (division using the chunking method)
- view the YouTube video for the Division by Chunking App
Download Chunking App Excellent for explaining 'Chunking' and then learning the skill. The free Flash mirror website is at www.chunkydivision.co.uk (see also traditional Long Division method App below)
  Chunking Division opening screenshot
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App 4. "Cross the Maze" (give car simple directions)
- view the YouTube video for the Cross The Maze App
Download Cross The Maze App Simple but effective game where a car is given simple directions to cross a maze. the free mirror website is at www.crossthemaze.co.uk
  link to Cross The Maze game
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App 5. "Fraction Monkeys" (equivalent fractions)
- view the YouTube video for the Fraction Monkeys App
Download Fraction Monkeys App Fraction Monkeys helps students to understand equivalent fractions (e.g. 3/4 and 6/8). The free mirror website (Flash) is at www.fractionmonkeys.co.uk
  Fraction Monkeys App opening screenshot
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App 6. "Fruit Picker" (problem solving about rotation)
- view the YouTube video for the Fruit Picker App
Download Fruit Picker App
The challenge is to pick 6 apples in 6 shots. The student aims the Fruit Picker by turning it, for example, clockwise 45 degrees. The free Flash mirror website is at www.fruitpicker.co.uk
  Fruit Picker App opening screen
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App 7. "Grid Mult " ( the Grid Multiplication method)
- view the YouTube video for the Grid Multiplication App
Download Grid Multiplication App Learn how to multiply two numbers together using the Grid Multiplication method. The free mirror website (Flash) is at www.gridmult.co.uk
  Grid Mult screenshot
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App 8. "Hidden Ships " (a Grid Coordinates game)
Download Hidden Ships App A brilliant introduction to grid coordinates like A4 and E3. The free Flash mirror website is at www.hiddenships.co.uk
  link to Hidden Ships
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App 9. FREE APP ! "Learn More Tables" (see also Learn Your Tables)
Download learn Your Tables App If times tables from 2 to 10 are getting too easy then this is for you. All the tables from 11 through 19.
  Learn More Tables App opening screenshot
App 10. "Learn Your Tables" (see also Learn More Tables)
Download learn Your Tables App Learn and test your times table skills - from 2 to 10 times tables. The free Flash mirror website is at www.learnyourtables.co.uk
  Learn Your Tables App opening screenshot
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App 11. "Long Div " (Long Division method) - view
Long Division YouTube video 1 & Long Division YouTube video 2
Download Long Division App Learn how to do division for larger numbers using the traditional Long Division method. The free Flash mirror website is at www.longdiv.co.uk (see also Chunking division method above)
  Long Division App screenshot
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App 12. "Long Mult " (Long Multiplication method)
- view the YouTube video forthe Long Multiplication App
Download Long Multiplication App Learn how to multiply larger numbers using the traditional Long Multiplication method. The free Flash mirror website is at www.longmult.co.uk
  Long Multiplication method screenshot
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App 13. "Rabbit Takeaway" (a game about subtraction)

A great game for learning about subtraction. The free Flash mirror website is at www.rabbittakeaway.co.uk

  Rabbit Takeaway screenshot
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App 14. "River Tables" (a Times Tables racing game)
Download River Tables App

Answer the times table question and make your boat move. The free Flash mirror website is at www.rivertables.co.uk

  River Tables
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App 15. "Shape Rotate" (a game about rotation patterns)
Download Shape Rotate App Learn about the number of degrees in a full turn, with a freestyle student design option. The free Flash mirror website is at www.shaperotate.co.uk
  Shape Rotate screenshot
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App 16. "Short Mult" (Short Multiplication method)
- view the YouTube video for the Short Multiplication App
Download Short Multiplication App Learn how to multiply numbers using the Short Multiplication method, then become fast and accurate using. The free Flash mirror website is at www.shortmult.co.uk
  Short Multiplication screenshot
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App 17. "Tally Game" (a game about Tally Charts)
Download Tally Game App Record passing cars (red, blue, yellow) using tally marks and then total the results. Also contains a 'make your own survey' option. The free Flash mirror website is at www.tallygame.co.uk
  Tally game screenshot and link
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App 18. "Tangram Game A"
Download Tally Game A App This addictive game is based on the five piece Tangram set. The free Flash mirror website is at www.tangramgames.co.uk
  Tangram Game A App opening screen
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App 19. "Tangram Game B"
Download Tangram Game B App This game is based on the seven piece Tangram set. The free Flash mirror website is at www.tangramgames.co.uk
  Tangram Game B App opening screen
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