S7z025xhql8zr4ff6mtq bigger

Help college students keep their math skills sharp

Many college students face a similar problem: even though they are not majoring in math, other courses require them to remember how to solve certain types of math problems as part of the coursework. Whether it’s statistics, physics, biology, economics, or other disciplines, it can be hard for students to recall the math concepts and skills they may have learned months or even years ago.

We are interested in developing an app that helps students who need to brush up on their math skills. We don't want a calculator that just spits out an answer. We want an app that can teach students the math concepts they need to succeed in any course. The app should be easy to use and intuitive and incorporate things like step-by-step examples, video tutorials and advanced search functionality.

We want your unique vision for this app and how it would work. Be creative in your approach, and feel free to explore new and exciting technology to incorporate into your solution!

10K
top 10
40
submissions
40
solutions max
Deliverables

Please submit the following

1) A written description that explains the functionality (features) of your app
2) Why would your specific app design be effective in helping students with the problem of refreshing their math skills?
3) Attach an artistic rendering (mockup, sketch, etc.) showing the layout of your app on a smartphone screen

Submit your solution
Leaderboard
This challenge has received 40 submissions
Top 5 share 7500 Next 5 share 2500
500 Square pic fullsizerender University of California at Davis
1500 K Johns Hopkins University
500 Square pic imgcog neuro1.960.360.c Duke University
500 D North Carolina State University
500 N Wake Forest University
500 D University of California at Berkeley
1500 L Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
1500 M Pennsylvania State University
1500 S McGill University
1500 Square pic blue shirt University of Maryland
Contact Us!
Share your thoughts, ideas and stories with 300,000 peers Write for our Blog