A little confession from me. I was homeschooled (that's not the confession part), and in 8th grade my algebra textbook had the answers to half the problems in the back. And when I was stumped, I would cheat.
Of course, cheating at math is a terrible way to learn, because the whole point isn't to know the answer to 2x + 2 = 7x - 5, it's to understand the methodology that can solve any like problem.
But what if you could cheat at your homework and learn? That seems to be the premise behind app called Socratic. Or at least that's my takeaway. The app lets you take a picture of a problem (you can also type it in, but that's a little laborious), and it'll not only give you an answer, but the steps necessary to to arrive at that answer — and even detailed explanations of the steps and concepts if you need them.
The app is actually designed to answer any kind of school question — science, history, etc. — but the math thing is the slickest part. For other kinds of questions, Socratic kind of does a bit of Googling, and in my experience can typically find similar word problems on the wide internet, or from its own database of answers. On about half the middle school science problems I tried, the app was able to identify the topic at question and show me additional resources about the concepts involved, but for others it was no more powerful than a simple web search.
But for algebra this thing is sick. I pointed it at 2x + 2 = 7x - 5, which I wrote down at random, and it gave me a 10 step process that results in x = 7/5. It has trouble with word problems, but if you can write down a word problem in math notation it shouldn't be an issue. I also tried it on a weird fraction from an AP algebra exam, which it kind of failed at, but then I swiped over and it was showing me this graph, which included the correct answer:
I love this app, not just because it would've helped 8th grade Paul out of a jam, but because it's such a computery use of computers. You use the tiny computer in your pocket to be basically smarter than you already are. It's technology that augments a human brain, not just a distraction.
The creator of Socratic just open sourced its step-by-step solver, called mathsteps. There are a lot of computer-based algebra solvers out there, but for Socratic they had to do some extra engineering to get at the steps a human would need to solve the same problem.
Also, I'd be remiss not to mention Photomath, which has been doing this since 2014, and actually has step-by-step explanations in the recently released Photomath+ paid version (there's a free trial). I like the Socratic interface and explanations a bit better, but I'm glad to see this is a vibrant market.
I Need To Find Free Help With My Spanish Homework
Homework itself is a quite time consuming and a burdensome task but having to deal with homework that is of completely a different language? Well this is where the sirens start to ring. If you are studying Spanish then you should automatically anticipate getting an assigned various tasks and presentations to do within a period. Do not let the sweat break out yet!
Now in such home assignments it is difficult to understand what the question is saying because you do not even know what the question is trying to ask you! Those terms look alien to you. So if you want help then for starters use a search engine or a translator app. Copy paste the question that you are given and have it translated. Once all of your questions are translated and are there before your eyes then you can easily write the answer within the requirement. Now what you can do is you can translate your English text to Spanish and copy paste it to your word file. It is just as simple.
If you want to understand the language and its use in your daily life then it would be best to watch movies in Spanish language and English subtitles. This would help you in understanding how words need to be pronounced, and what do they mean. Obviously, it will take time but you would eventually get a hang of it.
If your home assignment is needed to be done by hand then what you can do is go to your professor and ask them to give you a translated copy of the questions. Once you have gotten those you can write down the answers and have them, translated online like mentioned previously and you can either have it printed or you can manually write it down.
Just do yourself a favor and do not get started with this task at the very last moment. The sooner you get it done the better. This would require a little more attention than the other home assignments. Do not put yourself in a situation where you would have to do it all over again. Just get done with it as soon as you can and most importantly make yourself proud and your teachers would feel the same without a doubt. Take this as an opportunity to impress yourself.