Math Humor and Help Hub

Welcome aboard where you'll find math help!

Math Humor and Help Hub

Welcome aboard where you'll find math help!




Gates with Math Notes, Examples, and Worksheets

About Mathplane Express

The Pilot

mathematician in Rwanda

Lance Friedman is a math major who has been tutoring students in the North Shore of Chicago for 10 years.

In addition to teaching all topics (from fractions and algebra to statistics and calculus), He provides math enrichment, assists with ACT/SAT prep, and creates puzzles and webcomics.

Find him at

The Plane Name

mathplane emblem for link to math resources, content, and comics.

A plane isn't a plain name.

  • ​A plane is an aircraft, soaring to new heights
  • ​A plane is a tool that a carpenter might use to smooth a wood surface
  • ​ ​A plane describes an area consisting of an infinite number of points

 A plane is quite useful!



  • Operating at a high speed
  • ​A vehicle of public transportation or delivery service
  • ​Represent (a number, relation, or property) by a figure, symbol or formula
  • Convey ones thoughts

Travel with Us

Road trips with the dogs

Norway the Husky and Lance on the road.

See travel photos with Norway the Husky and Oscar the Dog!

Walk 2020 with Norway

Walk 2020 with Norway the Husky.

Goal: Walk 2020 miles in one year (before January 1, 2020).

Mission: To remind or inspire others to get out and walk a dog!

Contact Us

If you have questions, suggestions, or requests, let us know!


Evanston, IL 60203, US

(847) 568-1798




Math Plane is a place for students, teachers, tutors, and visitors to find free notes, practice tests, comics, and other cool math items. 

Although we're not in it for the money, any donation is greatly appreciated!

(Proceeds are used to pay for website maintenance and improvement, hosting costs, and treats for Norway the Husky!)

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Privacy Policy

First, and foremost, we value the privacy of our visitors.

If you believe we are not abiding by our policy (or we need to revise our policy),

please contact us.

​Information Collection and Use is the sole owner of any information collected from this site. (The email and contact messages include information that you provide us.). We will not sell, share, or rent this information.


A "cookie" is a delicious piece of data stored on your computer containing information about your visit. Usage of a cookie is in no way linked to any personally identifiable information while here.

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Last Updated 1-2-19

Terms of Use

Math comic #38, "in-fractions".

Reproducing Content

You are allowed (even encouraged) to print content from the site for your private, non-commercial use. ​Share it with your friends, use it in the classroom, or add it to your blog or website. But, please don't take credit for it. That's not right.
​Request: Let us know if you find the content useful. We appreciate feedback!


You are welcome to link to this site or pages in the site.​ ​​However, you may not display content from Mathplane framed within your website or any other. (or, present the content in any manner that gives the impression that it is not from Mathplane.). In other words, links must open ​in a new window or on top of the page containing the link.

​Request: if you'd like to link to the site, let us know!

We do provide the emblem and html code. Also, we are open to beneficial link exchanges!​

Weekly Webcomics

The weekly math webcomic is the original work of Lance Friedman.
​You are free to share a comic or use it for a non-profit organization. ​Please do not edit, crop, or erase any parts of a comic -- particularly ​the name, ID, date, and signature. ​Give credit where credit is due!

​Request: Let us know if you found a comic entertaining, applicable, or useful -- or, where and how it will be implemented. ​If you'd like to use a comic for marketing, commercial, or paid ​advertising purposes, please contact us for pricing and terms.

Warranty and Liability Disclaimer

The content of this site is provide "as is", and your use of this content is not guaranteed -- including successful course completion or satisfactory grade. Lance Friedman assumes no liability which may result from use of this website (or any third party advertiser).

​Last Updated 1-10-19



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