## GREAT MATH WEB SITES |

GENERAL MATH SITES • IMPROVE YOUR STUDY SKILLS

## MATH 903 & MATH C (ALGEBRA) |

- AAA Math: Review topics from basic math: fractions, decimals, percents, etc.
- Elementary Algebra: Virtual Math Lab: Tutorial on all topics in Elementary Algebra from West Texas A & M University
- Intermediate Algebra: Virtual Math Lab: Tutorial on all topics in Intermediate Algebra from West Texas A & M University
- Factoring: Factor polynomials over the integers
- Determinants: Enter the elements of a matrix and the determinant is computed.
- Matrix Row Reduction: Enter the elements of a matrix: you can provide each individual row operation command or have the entire matrix automatically row-reduced. Does both decimal and fraction formats.
- Prime numbers: The Prime Pages contain EVERYTHING you will want to know about prime numbers. A fun site to explore.
- (Pi)
- The Pi Pages: A comprehensive site with information and links to all topics about and related to pi. Can you find your birthday in pi? You can hear the digits of pi in many languages.
- The Joy of Pi: Another great site with much information and entertainment surrounding the number pi. Many links to other pi websites.
- Pi on the Web: A variety of links to information about pi, organized by category.

- Solve equations

- Linear equations: Will solve linear equations.
- Quadratic equations: Will solve quadratic equations by factoring, completing the square and quadratic formula.
- General equations: Will solve most polynomial equations.

- General Algebra Sites

- AlgebraHelp.com: Many useful calculators and explanations; online worksheets.
- Algebra.com: Many interactive exercises.
- Algebasics: Algebra concepts explained interactively.
- Mathexpression: Algebra explanations, videos, tips and practice.
- PurpleMath: Many useful explanations and links to specific topics in algebra, MANY links to other algebra sites, strategies for being successful in your math course.
- Math Archives: A megasite with many links to other algebra sites which may or may not be useful to you. Explore!
- Algebra Complete: Some cool videos on a variety of topics in algebra! Check them out!
- One Mathematical Cat, Please!: Some prealgebra review, algebra topics: tutorials and practice exercises.

## MATH 3A & 3B (CALCULUS) |

- College Algebra: Virtual Math Lab: Tutorial on all topics in College Algebra from West Texas A & M University....just in case you need to review some topics.
- Derivative: Will compute derivative of most functions, but does not simplify well.
- Integration

- Integrate: Does a decent job of integrating most functions.
- The Integrator: Integrates most functions. Excellent way to practice!
- Wolframalpha: This site will perform almost any mathematical operation such as graphing, differentiating, integrating, solving equations. Check it out!
- Numerical Integration: Will compute numerical integration using left endpoints, right endpoints, trapezoid rule and Simpson's rule.

- General Calculus Sites

- Calculus.org: Many links to a variety of calculus-related websites. Explore!
- Calculus@Internet: Many links to a variety of calculus-related website. Explore!
- Applied Calculus: Everything: This site has tutorials, explanations and online exercises for most topics in calculus and pre-calculus. Check it out!
- Visual Calculus: A great site with explanations, animations and interactive exercises and explorations. Some applications need specialized software, but you can run most of the exercises without them. Includes topics in pre-calculus.
- Calculus-Help.com: Calculus tutorials and exercises with audio-visual presentations.
- Calculus Resources Online: Here is a megasite with links to a wide variety of calculus and other math resources. If you're in the mood to explore, this is a good place to begin.
- Famous Curves Index: A comprehensive list of famous curves in Cartesian, polar and parametric form.

## GENERAL MATH SITES |

- Math Forum: Many links to a wide variety of math resources. Organized by math subject.
- Wolframalpha: This site will perform almost any mathematical operation such as graphing, differentiating, integrating, solving equations. Check it out!
- Ask Dr. Math: You can submit questions on any math subject and look at answers to questions that others have asked. This is part of the Math Forum.
- QuickMath.com: Contains links to a variety of math topics for arithmetic, algebra, calculus.
- Brightstorm.com: Has videos on various math topics. You need to register, but it is free.
- SOSMath.com: Contains links to a variety of math topics for arithmetic, algebra, calculus.

- Freemathhelp.com: Contains links to a variety of math topics for algebra, geometry, trigonometry and calculus.

- Math.com: Contains explanations on almost all topics in mathematics from arithmetic to calculus. If you need review, more practice or deeper understanding of specific topics, this is the place to look. There are many useful tools such as calculators, study tips, etc. There are even GAMES that require some logical thinking....Check it out!
- Math reference formulas: Basic properties, formulas and laws from algebra to calculus.
- Dictionary of Math Terms 1: Here is a dictionary that gives you clear definitions of words used in the world of mathematics. Interesting facts and properties of specific integers are included.
- Dictionary of Math Terms 2: Here is another dictionary of mathematical terms.
- History of Mathematics

- MacTutor History of Mathematics: A comprehensive site of all topics in mathematics, famous mathematicians, famous quotations, etc. A great place to learn about the development of mathematics and the people involved.

- Graphing and Calculating Utilities

- Graphing Calculator: This is the best graphing utility available. It graphs in 2 and 3 dimensions; graphs relations and piecewise functions; calculates; does derivatives; solves equations; does algebraic simplification....Check out the demo on the website. Can only be purchased online. Both Mac and Windows versions available.
- OnCalc: Online scientific calculator and many other types of calculators and converters as well. Try it!
- GraphCalc: This is an excellent FREE downloadable grapher and calculator for Windows only. It does unit conversion and has numerous constants stored.
- GCalc: Another free downloadable calculator for windows. Try it!
- ECalc: Free online scientific calculator and automatic unit converter. Try it!

## IMPROVE YOUR STUDY SKILLS |

- Mission College Math Learning Center Study Guide: A great place to get ideas for studying math!
- Study Guides & Strategies: Lots of good information and techniques.
- Howtostudy.org: Lots of good information and techniques for the community college student. Addresses all academic subjects and a wide variety of techniques.
- Virginia Tech's help page: Lots of good information and techniques.
- University of St. Thomas' help page: Links to sites which address time management, note-taking, test-taking, etc.

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Rick Hobbs |

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rick.hobbs@wvm.edu |

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(408) 855-5325 |

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