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Most kids would rather play a video game than practice their
multiplication tables – which is why the game developers at
Wombi have found a way to make both possible. With the virtual
touchscreen app Wombi Math, kids can discover that practicing
mathematics isn’t so boring after all. This application
allows children to practice addition, subtraction, multiplication,
and division with an easy-to-use matching game. Wombi Math can be
downloaded August 27, 2013 through the App Store or Google
Whether you’re introducing basic addition or trying to
master hard multiplication, Wombi Math offers a way to design your
own challenges for practicing mathematics. With options for
addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, you can choose
the method and the numbers you’d like to practice. That way,
the game is designed specifically for the player.
The objective of Wombi Math is to make mathematics fun again.
Developing these skills isn’t easy, but with the help of a
colorful, animated game, students might be more eager to put in the
practice. The setup involves an illustrated brick wall that is
covered with equations and answers that need to be matched up.
Wombi Math is pretty basic for the average user: using a
touchscreen, players tap the equations on the board in front of
them and pair them with the right answers. The hard part is the
This game maintains a light, fun tone for players by using sound
effects, playful animations, and colorful design. Correct answers
cause the equations to disappear, making the board clearer and
clearer the more you solve. Wrong answers get another chance. All
the while, players are guided by a friendly character that makes
various silly expressions depending on the answer given.
Wombi Math ($1.99) will be available August 27, 2013 for Apple
and Android devices. Supported languages are: English, French,
German, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Dutch, Swedish, Danish and
Wombi is a young and creative Swedish company specializing in
creating fun and educational apps for kids. We believe that using
our apps is a new way of playing, which translates to a new and fun
way of learning. Let's Play to Learn!