Parents' Guide to

Yup - Math Tutoring App

By Dana Anderson, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Live tutors give in-depth help to tweens and teens.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this app.

Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 6 parent reviews

age 10+

Very Pleasantly Surprised

This app is fantastic. First, it alleviates the stress of not being able to help my 16 year-old daughter with her math homework. It is very upsetting to have to tell her "I'm afraid I don't know how to do that. Can you call a friend?" Yup solves that. In chat messages, which include photos of the problems she's working on, the instructor helps her work through the problem. They do it in a manner that helps her learn - they absolutely do NOT give her the answers. Even once she's solved the problem, they will make sure she understands it by asking her to solve a similar problem. If you are considering this app because you want your kids to always have access to math help, it is WELL worth the subscription cost.
age 8+

Helped our son last 2 years

Our son used the YUP app for Algebra I, Trigonometry, and Algebra II for the last 2 years. Before using YUP he was a achieving B-/C+ for his semester grades. With YUP he was able to achieve B+ marks at semester time. Most importantly he changed his attitude towards dreading math as his hardest subject to feeling confident about tackling more challenging math assignments. YUP tutors don’t provide answers to math questions. Instead, they ask the student how to go about solving each step of a problem so that they understand how they came to their final answer. Recommended!

Privacy Rating Warning

  • Personal information is not sold or rented to third parties.
  • Personal information is shared for third-party marketing.
  • Personalised advertising is displayed.
  • Data are collected by third-parties for their own purposes.
  • Unclear whether this product uses a user's information to track and target advertisements on other third-party websites or services.
  • Unclear whether this product creates and uses data profiles for personalised advertisements.

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (6 ):
Kids say (1 ):

This app could be a real lifesaver for middle and high school student struggling with math homework. Yup - Math Tutoring App is a paid subscription service. The subjects and course lists tutors cover are deep and wide, from early arithmetic to AP Calculus. Tutors provide students with leading questions and step-by-step problem-solving, not just answers like some math help apps. Users can rate and send feedback on their tutor after each session, and they can go back to session logs to review the conversation. For many students, Yup's subscription price is worth the time and frustration that this 24/7 tutoring service can save.

App Details

  • Devices: iPhone , iPod Touch , iPad , Android
  • Subjects: Math : algebra, calculus, geometry
  • Skills: Self-Direction : academic development, Communication : asking questions, Tech Skills : using and applying technology
  • Pricing structure: Paid (Starter Plan $150/mo. for one month; Scholar Plan as low as $87/mo. for 3-12 mo.)
  • Release date: November 8, 2016
  • Category: Education
  • Publisher: Yup Technologies
  • Version: 5.21.11
  • Minimum software requirements: iOS 9.0 or later; Android 4.1 and up
  • Last updated: October 27, 2019

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