Frequently Asked Questions

For help with topics on our site, visit this page. We have lessons, worksheets, puzzles and games on fractions, decimals, percents, integers, probability, statistics, pre-algebra, geometry, number theory, graphs, sets and more! If you need one-on-one help, we suggest that you find a personal tutor.

We began designing our lessons and other resources in 1998 for mainstream U.S. students in grades 5 through 8. Over the years, we have found that many other students can benefit from our materials, including special needs students of all ages, gifted students in grade 2 through 4, remedial high students, and adult GED students.

Our lessons work in Google Chrome and FireFox, the most popular browsers used today! For more information about browser support, visit this page.

No. You may use the many free demo lessons on our site any time! Please read our terms and conditions. Our complete curriculum is available on CD or Download.

This question is best answered by Margaret Taplin, PhD., in her article entitled: "Mathematics Through Problem-Solving".

Our lessons provide self-paced instruction and the exercises provide immediate feedback! If your answer is wrong, all you need to do is reread the lesson and try again. For those who want complete step-by-step solutions, this is provided on our CD or Download.

Our CD and Download each provide extensive libraries of in-depth instruction, including interactive lessons, worksheets, games and puzzles. Our multi-media curriculum engages students in self-paced learning through several modalities! Contents includes 168 in-depth lessons organized into instructional units. More information about our math curriculum can be found here.

The Math Goodies CD and the Math Goodies Download provide the same exact goodies. Our CD is a physical media that is purchased for shipment; whereas our Download is a digital media that is purchased and downloaded via the Internet. We have worked for years to provide you with this choice of media based on your preferences! More information can be found here.

Have you tried the many free resources on our site? This is a great way to try before you buy! More information about the systems we support can be found here.

Have you tried the many free resources on our site? This is a great way to try before you buy! Visit this page for complete information about our Download.

You can search online to find a personal math tutor. If you prefer someone in your neighborhood, contact the guidance office at your local school for a referral.