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End Math Anxiety with Algebrator and Tutor.com

February 2, 2009

SAN ANTONIO, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ — Anxious about the economy? Here’s one less worry. Now families can purchase Algebrator, software that provides step-by-step math solutions, at a 30% discount and receive 30 free minutes of one-to-one tutoring from Tutor.com, the #1 online tutoring and homework-help service. Softmath has made it easy for students to get live help by integrating Tutor.com into their software. Students who are using Algebrator for math help can simply click and connect to a certified tutor.

The Algebrator software is easy to install on PC and Mac computers. Students can use the program whenever they are studying by simply entering in a problem and receiving a step-by-step solution process. If a student gets stuck, they can connect to a live, certified tutor for one-to-one help from Tutor.com. Tutor.com has a network of over 2,000 tutors who have completed 4 million tutoring and homework-help services. Tutor.com supports Algebra I, Algebra II, Geometry, Trigonometry and Calculus.

“We recognize these are hard times for most American households. Education should never be out of reach — that is why we decided, while adding the benefit of live tutoring to our service, we would also reduce the retail price of Algebrator by more than 30%,” said Neven Jurkovic, Ph.D., president of Softmath.

“Algebrator is an exciting program that engages and empowers students to get the help they need in one of the most important and fundamental math courses since it sets the foundation for higher-level mathematics,” said George Cigale, founder and CEO of Tutor.com. “Our tutors help thousands of students every day with algebra coursework and we know that the combination of these two services is a powerful tool for students.”

To get a copy of Algebrator and 30 minutes of free tutoring from Tutor.com, visit http://www.softmath.com.

About Softmath

Softmath is a leading provider of software for mathematics education. The company’s flagship product is Algebrator, a math-tutoring program which solves user-entered problems while teaching algebra across a wide range of grade levels.

About Tutor.com

Tutor.com is the #1 online tutoring and homework-help destination that helps students get their schoolwork done so they can get on with their lives. For more information, visit http://www.tutor.com.

    Contact:

    Neven Jurkovic, Softmath.com
    algebrator@softmath.com
    512.788.5675

    Jennifer Kohn, Tutor.com
    jkohn@tutor.com
    212.528.3101 ext. 228

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SOURCE Softmath


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