Resources

An Internet search for “math help” yields millions of results.  Most of these promised “help” sites will not provide real help for you.  Below are some recommended and reliable websites/resources.

A positive Attitude Creates Altitude is a talk on how a good attitude in life can lead to higher levels of success and satisfaction.

How to study Math in an Online Class is a dialogue between a student and a professor on how to study math in an online class.

Purplemath was created as a labor of love by a real algebra teacher.  It has clear, concise explanations, a good variety of completely-worked examples, and a thorough index that makes it easy to get to a particular topic.

Khan Academy grew out of the video tutoring sessions that Sal Khan created for a cousin who needed help with math.  It is now a vast collection of short videos on specific topics.  The explanations are generally clear, and for the most part they conform to standard mathematical practices.

Coping with Math Anxiety site provides some excellent strategies for overcoming this common obstacle in the algebra classroom.

How to get the most out of studying: A video series is a set of videos that help you how to study.

Developing Study Skills website will teach you how to develop study skills.

Math in the news provides an up-to-date collection of recent mathematical news items.

FooPlot is an online graphing calculator. It is extremely easy to use and produces perfect graphs that can be copied and pasted into Word documents.

GCalc is a free graphing calculator. You can use it to draw graphs online and then copy them into word processing documents.

Desmos is a free graphing calculator that can be used to graph functions very easily.

 

 

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