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XtraMath for iPhone app review: master the basic mathematical operations



XtraMath for iPhone is an app that endeavors to help children get plenty of practice in the basic functions of mathematics.

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This app features questions in addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division as your child works with whole numbers as well as fractions and decimals.

You'll find this app in the Education section of the App Store, where it can be purchased for $4.99.

This may seem like too steep a price, but considering how expensive books can be, and considering the unlimited practice your child would get, I think the price seems fair.

Let's take a closer look at the features of this app to see if I'm right!

XtraMath for iPhone


Customized Questions

XtraMath for iPhone is a lightweight app, taking up just 19.7 MB of space. Practicing on this app even just a few minutes a day can be a great way to strengthen the fundamentals of mathematics.

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Questions are calibrated to suit your child's level and abilities, and the app will do this for you, so you don't have to micromanage the app settings all the time.

UI and Progress Reports

The user interface of this app is very simple and has no ads, ensuring that children are focused solely on the math problem that's in front of them.

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In order to keep you in the loop on how your child is doing, you will receive a weekly email with a detailed progress report on your child's performance. You can also access the reports at any time through an internet browser; this app does not support the parent login.

XtraMath for iPhone


Pros & Cons


  • Simple, ad-free interface
  • Strengthens the fundamentals operations of mathematics
  • Questions customized to the user's performance
  • Certificate of completion
  • Weekly progress reports emailed to parents


  • The parent login for XtraMath is not supported

Final Words

The key to mastering mathematics is having a solid foundation in the basic operations, and this only comes with a ton of practice. XtraMath for iPhone provides that for children, and with just a few minutes a day, your child will be able to perform these functions in their sleep! This will also help when studying more complex topics such as algebra or calculus.


XtraMath for iPhone

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Neha Sinha

Neha has been writing and editing since 2010 and has been reviewing iOS apps since early 2014. She has lived in four different countries and loves having the world at her fingertips thanks to these awesome apps.