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Math on the Web

Need help with your math homework?  The following links have online help for various math topics.


Pre-algebra

  • Ask Dr. Math -- A question and answer service for K-12 math students and their teachers. A searchable archive is available by level and topic, as well as summaries of Frequently Asked Questions (the Dr. Math FAQ).
  • MathNerds -- MathNerds is a free service providing help in many areas of Mathematics. Get help with all levels of math from K-5 to advanced calculus and beyond by registering and corresponding via e-mail. Look through archived questions. Interesting math problems are also presented. Find articles dealing with mathematics
  • Absurd Math -- An interactive mathematical problem solving game series. The player proceeds on missions in a strange world where the ultimate power consists of mathematical skill and knowledge. Many of the pages have hidden clues and areas. Anytime a player needs help, they may email the staff for assistance. A fun way to practice problem-solving and brush up on skills.
  • Mrs. Glosser's Math Goodies -- This site is primarily for younger students and homeschoolers, but has some good tutorials for pre-algebra students and homework help in a bulletin board format.
  • Math for Morons Like Us -- Although I don't like its name, this site has short lessons on topics from pre-algebra through trigonometry and college algebra. There is a quiz at the end of each lesson, a handy formula database, and message boards for sharing knowledge. One drawback: NO lessons on signed numbers.
  • Professor Freedman's Math Help -- This is a math student support site which provides information about basic math and algebra and specifically addresses the needs of the community college adult learner. A student who is frustrated by college math can be helped by identifying their individual learning style and recognizing the instructor's teaching style. This site provides links for students and teachers to information about learning styles, study skills tips, and ways to reduce math anxiety. There are short tutorials done by students in simple, everyday language.


Introductory/Intermediate Algebra

  • Algebra OnlineSM -- Unique resources are available on this well-done site. Questions and discussions relating to all levels of mathematics (not just Algebra) are welcome. QUICKMATH is an on-line program for answering common math problems quickly and easily with steps shown. EXPAND shows steps to simplify a given expression. Steps are also give to FACTOR an expression, SIMPLIFY a numerical expression and SOLVE equations and inequalities, both single and systems. Your specific questions are answered through e-mail by a PersonalHelp Tutor. BOOKCENTER provides a list of recommended books and the ability to order online from amazon.com. MATHBOARD offers live chat, and message boards.
  • Ask Dr. Math -- A question and answer service for K-12 math students and their teachers. A searchable archive is available by level and topic, as well as summaries of Frequently Asked Questions (the Dr. Math FAQ).
  • MathNerds -- MathNerds is a free service providing help in many areas of Mathematics. Get help with all levels of math from K-5 to advanced calculus and beyond by registering and corresponding via e-mail. Look through archived questions. Interesting math problems are also presented. Find articles dealing with mathematics
  • AlgebraHelp -- This site has calculators for equations, proportions, order of operations, simplifying expressions, fractions, factoring and other procedures in introductory algebra. These calculators show the steps, not just the result. Also, do lessons on many topics such as proportions, distributive property, FOIL method and exponents. Plus, there are study tips and worksheets for practice.
  • Math for Morons Like Us -- Although I don't like its name, this site has short lessons on topics from pre-algebra through trigonometry and college algebra. There is a quiz at the end of each lesson, a handy formula database, and message boards for sharing knowledge.
  • Professor Freedman's Math Help -- This is a math student support site which provides information about basic math and algebra and specifically addresses the needs of the community college adult learner. A student who is frustrated by college math can be helped by identifying their individual learning style and recognizing the instructor's teaching style. This site provides links for students and teachers to information about learning styles, study skills tips, and ways to reduce math anxiety. There are short tutorials done by students in simple, everyday language.
  • coolmath.com -- A well-done site with a few lessons from intermediate algebra, trigonometry, geometry, and calculus. The best set of math links I've seen, categorized by subject (introductory algebra through calculus 3). Here you can also find fun math links, puzzles, fractals and even career info and success tips
  • Understanding Mathematics -- This is a thoughtful site designed to provide support for the mathematics student who lacks confidence or is overwhelmed. Advice and tips from a mathematics professor. Applicable to all levels.
  • S.O.S. Math -- Here you will find an extensive set of interactive tutorials with practice problems and solutions worked step-by step. Tutorials cover intermediate algebra through calculus and matrix algebra. The handy page of tables includes derivatives, integrals and various identities. Cyberexams on all subjects, categorized by topic, provide additional practice. CyberBoard is a forum categorized by subject area.
  • Manipula Math: Factoring x^3 - y^3 -- Animated figure demonstrates the factorization of the difference of cubes. Manipulate the figure to get a better look.


College Algebra

  • Algebra OnlineSM -- Unique resources are available on this well-done site. Questions and discussions relating to all levels of mathematics (not just Algebra) are welcome. QUICKMATH is an on-line program for answering common math problems quickly and easily with steps shown. EXPAND shows steps to simplify a given expression. Also, FACTOR an expression and SIMPLIFY a numerical expression and SOLVE equations and inequalities, both single and systems. Your specific questions are answered through e-mail by a PersonalHelp Tutor. BOOKCENTER provides a list of recommended books and the ability to order online from amazon.com. MATHBOARD offers live chat, and message boards.
  • Ask Dr. Math -- A question and answer service for K-12 math students and their teachers. A searchable archive is available by level and topic, as well as summaries of Frequently Asked Questions (the Dr. Math FAQ).
  • MathNerds -- MathNerds is a free service providing help in many areas of Mathematics. Get help with all levels of math from K-5 to advanced calculus and beyond by registering and corresponding via e-mail. Look through archived questions. Interesting math problems are also presented. Find articles dealing with mathematics
  • Math for Morons Like Us -- Although I don't like its name, this site has short lessons on topics from pre-algebra through trigonometry and college algebra. There is a quiz at the end of each lesson, a handy formula database, and message boards for sharing knowledge.
  • Understanding Mathematics -- This is a thoughtful site designed to provide support for the mathematics student who lacks confidence or is overwhelmed. Advice and tips from a mathematics professor. Applicable to all levels.
  • S.O.S. Math -- Here you will find an extensive set of interactive tutorials with practice problems and solutions worked step-by step. Tutorials cover intermediate algebra through calculus and matrix algebra. A handy page of tables includes derivatives, integrals and various identities. Cyberexams on all subjects, categorized by topic, provide additional practice. CyberBoard is a forum categorized by subject area.


Trigonometry

  • MathNerds -- MathNerds is a free service providing help in many areas of Mathematics. Get help with all levels of math from K-5 to advanced calculus and beyond by registering and corresponding via e-mail. Look through archived questions. Interesting math problems are also presented. Find articles dealing with mathematics
  • Math for Morons Like Us -- Although I don't like its name, this site has short lessons on topics from pre-algebra through trigonometry and college algebra. There is a quiz at the end of each lesson, a handy formula database, and message boards for sharing knowledge.
  • coolmath.com -- A well-done site with a few lessons from intermediate algebra, trigonometry, geometry, and calculus. The best set of math links I've seen, categorized by subject (introductory algebra through calculus 3). Here you can also find fun math links, puzzles, fractals and even career info and success tips.
  • Understanding Mathematics -- This is a thoughtful site designed to provide support for the mathematics student who lacks confidence or is overwhelmed. Advice and tips from a mathematics professor. Applicable to all levels.
  • S.O.S. Math -- Here you will find an extensive set of interactive tutorials with practice problems and solutions worked step-by step. Tutorials cover intermediate algebra through calculus and matrix algebra. A handy page of tables includes derivatives, integrals and various identities. Cyberexams on all subjects, categorized by topic, provide additional practice. CyberBoard is a forum categorized by subject area.
  • Trigonometry Tutorial -- Highly interactive practice exercises for beginning trigonometry students
  • Dave's Trigonometry -- Nicely done tutorials covering basic trigonometry. Includes manipulative figures for enhanced understanding. However, there are no self-quizzes or typical problems worked out.
  • Manipula Math with JAVA -- Fascinating site containing on-screen manipulative figures illustrating dozens of concepts from geometry, trigonometry and calculus. Extremely well-done. Great tool for understanding derivatives and trigonometric functions.


Calculus

  • MathNerds -- MathNerds is a free service providing help in many areas of Mathematics. Get help with all levels of math from K-5 to advanced calculus and beyond by registering and corresponding via e-mail. Look through archived questions. Interesting math problems are also presented. Find articles dealing with mathematics
  • coolmath.com -- A well-done site with a few lessons from intermediate algebra, trigonometry, geometry, and calculus. The best set of math links I've seen, categorized by subject (introductory algebra through calculus 3). Here you can also find fun math links, puzzles, fractals and even career info and success tips
  • Manipula Math with JAVA -- Fascinating site containing on-screen manipulative figures illustrating dozens of concepts from geometry, trigonometry and calculus. Extremely well-done. Great tool for understanding derivatives and trigonometric functions.
  • Understanding Mathematics -- This is a thoughtful site designed to provide support for the mathematics student who lacks confidence or is overwhelmed. Advice and tips from a mathematics professor. Applicable to all levels.
  • S.O.S. Math -- Here you will find an extensive set of interactive tutorials with practice problems and solutions worked step-by step. Tutorials cover intermediate algebra through calculus and matrix algebra. A handy page of tables includes derivatives, integrals and various identities. Cyberexams on all subjects, categorized by topic, provide additional practice. CyberBoard is a forum categorized by subject area.
  • Finite Mathematics & Applied Calculus Resource Page -- Comprehensive set of interactive on-line tutorials, on-line text, quizzes, review exercises and math utililites. Some of the site is keyed to the Hofstra University courses, but it is all referenced by specific topic and could be very helpful to anyone taking these subjects.


Physics


Other

  • Finite Mathematics & Applied Calculus Resource Page -- Comprehensive set of interactive on-line tutorials, on-line text, quizzes, review exercises and math utililites. Some of the site is keyed to the Hofstra University courses, but it is all referenced by specific topic and could be very helpful to anyone taking these subjects.
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