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School math answers only a scan away with Croatian app

 Reuters 02 March 2019

A Croatian computer expert has developed a free app that scans and solves maths equations. PhotoMath has been downloaded more than 11 million times since its introduction in October and now averages about 1.5 million users every month. The creator has received scores of emails from grateful students, parents – and even teachers. "As a means for [students] to check their work it’s unrivalled ... They are far more likely to 'listen' to an electronic device," said one British teacher. (300 Words) - By Zoran Radosavljevic

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Damir Sabol, owner of software company which developed the PhotoMath application, poses with a smartphone in Zagreb February 24, 2019. PhotoMath is a free app that scans and solves equations, providing a step-by-step explanation.  Photo: REUTERS/Antonio Bronic

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