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In learning math formulas, and in applying math solutions to graphing problems, math tables are often used. Math tables can be a tool or a learning aid. They can be a help or a crutch, depending on how they are used. Their respective advantages and disadvantages are, like most things, dependent on how much a person becomes reliant upon them. Used as tools and used wisely, tables can be a great help. Depending on them, however, can make them a hindrance.

## Math Tables

Numerous math reference tables have been constructed for student use regarding formulas. These tables consist of listings of formulas for everything from calculating areas to volumes, to the quadratic equation to slope-intercept equations. These references are available in all fields of math, and are typically found in most math textbooks.

Another type of math table is one constructed for variable values, typically for graphical data, called a T-Chart. This type of math table would have two columns, one for X and one for Y, creating a series of ordered pairs. This table is most often used for solving graphing equations. However, any multiple variable relationship equations can have tables with associated, corresponding values.