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Math Resources

  • coolmath.com  This site may look like a children’s site, but has much of the math necessary for Developmental Math and College Algebra.  It is explained by the creator, a former community college math instructor, in an easy-to-understand and entertaining way.

  • sosmath.com  Click on a hyperlinked phrase representing a subject area, and it takes you to an outlined page with specific concepts about the subject.

  • mathplanet.com  Study math via videos at your own pace.  You can also learn more by clicking on the colored boxes at the right on the homepage, ranging from pre-algebra to advanced algebra (classified as Algebra 2, taught in high schools).  No registration necessary.

  • purplemath.com/modules  There is a wide assortment of topics to choose from.

  • wtamu.edu/academic/anns/mps/math/mathlab/index.htm  West Texas A&M University (located in Canyon, TX, just near Amarillo) provides math practice tutorials.  Subjects are mainly algebra-related, and there are also study sessions for the GRE.

  • tutorial.math.lamar.edu  Comprehensive and massive amounts of math material are listed on this site.  This site contains notes from several classes taught by a math professor at Lamar University.  There is also a well-written section on studying math, taking notes, getting help, and preparing for exams.

  • education.ti.com This site has guidebooks, downloads, and further information for your TI graphing or scientific calculator.  This is the official site exclusively for TI scientific and graphing calculators.

  • patrickjmt.com A math tutor from Austin has hundreds of videos focusing on basic math, college algebra, trigonometry, and calculus topics.

  • khanacademy.org A newly revamped site now with the true “academy” feel.  Sign in with a Google or Facebook account to create an account to use the new learning dashboard personalized with recommended lessons just for you, so you can work on various math problems and learn about concepts not yet familiar or encountered.  You can even watch videos as well as track your own progress.
  • math.com  This site explains concepts in greater detail, covering numerous levels of math from basic mathematics to differential equations.  It is like a “one-stop shop” type site for your math needs.

  • howtostudy.org  This site provides tips on studying and homework practice not just for math, but also other various college courses.

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    Don't you know to say a word? This site pronounces words for you. Just type a word in the top box and click.

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