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Make maths digital

Equatio allows you to create equations, formulas, and more, digitally. Helping to make maths and STEM classes more accessible and engaging for every learner.

Use Equatio to

Provide choice for your students

Equatio gives your students the opportunity to show their mastery in maths, in a way that best suits them. They can speak, draw or type problems and equations directly onto their device.

Make maths accessible

Equatio helps to bring maths out of the pen and paper era. By moving to digital maths instruction, Equatio makes maths more accessible. Students with learning difficulties or visual impairments can hear their maths read aloud to them.

Help visualise maths problems

Students and educators can create and customise graphs with Equatio. Powered by Desmos graphing calculator, Equatio helps students to visualise and explore a written equation.

Award winning Equatio

Equatio wins ISTE Tech and Learning Best of Show 2022 and BETT Award 2022

Earlier in the year Equatio picked up the award for Secondary - Digital Learning Product at the BETT Awards in London. And now it's also been awarded ISTE's Tech and Learning Best of Show 2022 Award.

Equatio is free for teachers!

We offer our digital maths tool free for primary and secondary school teachers.

This means you can get a premium subscription of Equatio for free!

Are you ready to find out more about Equatio?

If you have any questions about Equatio, you’d like to see it in action or you’d like to talk to one of our Texthelpers about licensing options, then please complete this form.

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We try to respond to you within 24 hours (max). Sometimes that isn’t always possible (over the weekend for example). But we’ll try to get back to you as soon as possible.

Features - at a glance

  • Equatio Equation Editor icon

    Equation editor: Create your maths and science expressions by typing right into the editor. Use Prediction to insert fractions, exponents, operators, formulas, chemical symbols, and more.

  • Scientific Calculator: Access the Desmos Scientific Calculator for basic sums, trigonometry, roots, functions, exponents and more.

  • Icon EquatIO Mobile

    Equatio Mobile: all the tools for digital maths, right at your fingertips, on a mobile device or iPad.

  • Equatio Handwriting Recognition icon

    Handwriting recognition: Handwrite maths expressions using a touchscreen device or mouse pointer.

  • Equatio Speech Input icon

    Speech input: Dictate equations and formulas aloud. Equatio understands what you’re saying, turning your spoken input to written expressions.

    • Equatio Graph Editor icon

      Graph Editor: Create and customise single or multiple graphs, plot ordered pairs or tables of points and more, with this tool powered by Desmos graphing calculator.

    • Icon EquatIO Mathspace

      Equatio mathspace: a web-based tool that allows maths learners to work freely in a digital space with equations, shapes, and freehand drawings.

    • Icon EquatIO Latex

      LaTeX Editor: Equatio’s technology has taken the hard work out of creating and editing LaTeX expressions.

    • STEM Tools: EquatIO is not just for maths educators. We’ve got tools for science teachers too. With a chemical formula writer, periodic table, and more.

    • Equatio Screenshot Reader icon

      Screenshot reader: Turn any equation across the web into accessible, editable maths with the Equatio Screenshot Reader.

    What educators say about us

    It is far easier to create interesting and engaging maths resources using Equatio. This helps students to be more involved and helps them respond to maths using various tools.

    A helping hand where it's needed

    Equatio works across lots of different platforms including Google, Windows, and Mac. It also integrates seamlessly with many popular learning management systems. This means that your students can work with Equatio in familiar environments.

    How can Equatio help you?

    Visualise maths with digital tools

    We've teamed up with Desmos to give students quick and simple access to a graphing calculator right inside Equatio. It's a great way for students to explore equations, plot data, and visualise new maths concepts.

    Create digital assessments and quizzes

    Equatio’s integration with Google forms allows you to easily set digital maths quizzes. Allowing you to hear from every student at one time, and give them personalised feedback, saving classroom time and closing the feedback loop quickly.

    Create maths resources for teachers and students

    Turn problem solving into problem sharing! Equatio® mathspace is a collaborative workspace that enables you and your students to make maths together. It helps you to bring mathematics to life for the whole class.

    Add maths to Google Forms

    Creating maths quizzes and exit tickets in Google Forms is a great way of taking a temperature check on student progress. With a custom integration for Google Forms, Equatio allows both you and your students to type, speak or hand write maths expressions into Google Forms.

    How can you try or buy EquatIO?

    Free 30-day trial

    Free access to all EquatIO features for 30 days - ideal for teachers or parents who want to try EquatIO.

    No Credit Card Required

    Free 90-day pilot

    Experience a full roll-out of EquatIO for a large group of users. Includes access to all premium features and implementation materials.

    Check out pricing

    Our pricing page provides guide prices for EquatIO - contact our Sales team to get specific pricing based on the number of users who need a license.

    Do you need to purchase a single license for personal use?

    If you’re a teacher, parent or individual who wishes to purchase their own EquatIO license, please use our store.

    You can purchase up to 10 single licenses using your credit or debit card.

    Recently three of our products - Equatio, WriQ and Fluency Tutor were awarded the Tech and Learning Awards of Excellence for Remote Learning. These awards recognize the work of technology providers, whose solutions were key to delivering continuous learning during the Covid-19 pandemic.

    FAQs

    • Equatio works inside your most common Google applications such as Docs, Sheets, Slides, Drawings, Forms, and now even Jamboard.

    • Yes, we have a direct LTI with some of the largest LMS providers such as Canvas, Schoology, and Brightspace. You may also use our web toolbar to insert maths into other LMS system that do not have a plug-in.

    • No, Equatio can work across many subject areas. We have hundreds of Chemistry compounds and Physics formulas built right into our equation editor.

    • Equatio has a premium subscription available for users and a free version able to users. With our premium subscription you will have access to a wealth of prediction, including formulas, matrices, and the ability to favorite items. You also will have access to alignment buttons, dynamic graphing, the Copy Math As button, Mathspace (WebApp) for remote learning, and other premium features included within the product.

    • Most definitely. Equatio has a standalone webapp which allows for teachers to instructionally design unique and engaging learning opportunities for students. Students can then respond to those assignments.

    • Yes, we have a case study that you can read up on here. This will provide you with one teacher's journey with Equatio.

    • Your subscription means everyone can enjoy the benefits of Equatio across all platforms including Windows, Mac, Google Chrome, Mobile, and mathspace.

      Once you have purchased, a customer relationship specialist will be appointed to your account. This person is your go-to contact through the duration of your license. They'll help you get up and running at the start and then check in with you every now and again to make sure everything is going well. They'll be on hand for any questions over email or phone during business hours.

      Our Learning and Training resources for each product can be accessed at any time on our website. Get up to speed with our software through our learning resources, then verify your expertise by taking part in our certification program.

      Our support site gives you access to lots of common questions that other users of our software have about the technical stuff. If you can't find what you're looking for there, then our Tech Support team is on hand at support@texthelp.com 9-5pm every day to help with troubleshooting or technical problems.

      We're always working on making our products better, so any improvements or enhancements are pushed out automatically to you, there's no upgrading to do on your part.

      Plus, you also have free access to the Texthelp Academy for how-to information, video tutorials, product webinars and lots more.

      All of this is included as part of your subscription. We do not charge any extra for these services.

    • You can see a full history of updates to Equatio in the Texthelp Academy.