• Math Websites

     Math Playground Word Problems 
    This site contains several activities for practicing word problems at all levels, from addition and subtraction through algebra, geometry, and probability.  The two activities entitled "Various Concepts" offer videos the problem being worked, step-by-step, with audio explanations.  There's also an SAT prep section. 
    This site offers games which require math skills.  They are categorized as arithmetic (computation), geometry, and logic and cover a wide range of skills.  Some games require extended time or return visits to the site to complete, others can be used for just a few minutes of extra practice. There is also a tutorial section, where concepts are explained while viewing a blackboard movie showing how to solve a particular type of problem (QuickTime required for viewing tutorials). These cover whole numbers, decimals, fractions, percents, order of operations, and algebraic properties.  They are most appropriate for intermediate and junior high age students.
    Skills: adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, money, fractions, decimals, geometry, algebra, logic and visual/perceptual puzzles

    This is a great resource for any level of math problem, from counting to calculus.  Just choose the math category, put in the numbers from the problem you are attempting, and WebMath will provide a step-by-step guide of how to solve it!  
    Skills: covers all levels of math through calculus