CIB News: App makes algebra fun

The Minister for Education and Skills, Ruairi­ Quinn, has launched a new iPad app aimed at making algebra easier to learn.

Emmet Ryan

Technology Correspondent @emmetjryan
3rd November, 2013

The Minister for Education and Skills, RuairÃi Quinn, has launched a new iPad app aimed at making algebra easier to learn. Algebalance is a video game aimed at teaching the basics of algebra before children learn it in school. The app was developed by Dublin based start-up Rongella.

''Algebra is pretty simple, it's about balance,'' said David Collins, chief executive of Rongella. ''That's a key concept, so I imagined algebra as a see-saw...

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