Understand the results

After you enter a question into Socratic, it shows you helpful educational resources from around the web so that you can learn more about that topic.

Socratic presents concept overviews, explanatory steps, video walkthroughs, and more to help you better understand the topic. Explore the features below to find out more about the types of resources Socratic uses and how it organizes its information.

Top match

Based on Socratic's analysis of your question, it offers a highly relevant resource on the topic that it's found on the web. Any key phrases that match the wording of the question are highlighted for you.

Q&A

Socratic searches Q&A sites to find results that closely match your question. You can swipe to compare explanations given on different sites, and then tap to read the full explanation on the site itself. Any key phrases that match the wording of the question are highlighted for you.

For math problems, Socratic gives you direct links to step-by-step explanations from sites like Cymath and WolframAlpha. These results are tailored to your exact question.

Explainers

Socratic doesn't just help you with the specific question you asked about. It also identifies the key concepts needed to understand the question and presents customized explanations for these concepts. This helps you understand the topic in more depth.

You can tap an Explainer for a more detailed explanation of the topic.

Example problems

Socratic shows videos that provide step-by-step walkthroughs of problems that use the same process or concepts as your question. The text of the worked problem is shown, and any key phrases that match the wording of the question are highlighted for you.

Related videos

Socratic provides the top educational video matches for your question from YouTube. Key phrases in the video's title that match the wording of the question are highlighted for you.

More on the web

Socratic presents additional Google Search results for your question.

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