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Mathematics Resource Guide

A subject guide for patrons interested in learning more about mathematics.

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Peterson's graduate & professional programs Princeton, NJ : Peterson's Guides, Inc., c2008. Call # R 378.1553 PE


501 measurement and conversion questions New York, NY : LearningExpress, c2004. Call # 516 FI

Clapham, Christopher The concise Oxford dictionary of mathematics Oxford [England] : Oxford University Press, c2009. Call # 510.3 CL

Kuang, Yang Pre - calculus for dummies Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, c2012. Call # 510 KU

Mitchell, Robert and Emery, Dolores McGraw - Hill's top 50 math skills for GED success : master the essential skills required on the GED math test New York, NY : McGraw - Hill, c2005. Call # 510.76 MI

NJ ASK8 mathematics / Staff of Research and Education Association Piscataway, NJ : Research and Education Association, c2008. Call # 372.7 NJ

Peterson's GRE / GMAT math review Lawrenceville, NJ : Thomson / Peterson's, c2011. Call # 510.76 PE

The Pre - calculus  problem solver : a complete solution guide to any textbook / Staff of Research and Education Association Piscataway, NJ : Research and Education Association, c1992. Call # 515.076 HI

Prindle, Anthony E - Z math Hauppauge, NY : Barrons Educational Series, c2009. Call # 513.14 PR

REA's math builder for admission & standardized tests / by the Staff of Research & Education Association Piscataway, NJ : Research and Education Association, c2001. Call # 510.76 RE

Seiter, Charles Everyday math for dummies Foster City, CA : IDG Books, c1995. Call # 510 SE

Sia, Archibald The best test preparation for the ELM entry level mathematics Piscataway, NJ : Research and Education Association, c1993. Call # 510.76 BE

Smith, Richard Manning Mastering mathematics : how to be a great math student Pacific Grove, CA : Brooks / Cole Pub. Co., c1998. Call # 510 SM

Stanton, Robert SAT II : Mathematics New York, NY : Simon & Schuster, c2000. Call # 510 ST

Sterling, Mary Jane Math word problems for dummies Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Publishing, c2008. Call # 510.76 ST

Zegarelli, Mark Basic math & pre - algebra for dummies Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Publishing, c2007. Call # 510.76 ZE

Zegarelli, Mark Pre - algebra essentials for dummies Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, c2010. Call # 513.12 ZE

Zegarelli, Mark SAT math for dummies Hoboken, NJ : Wiley, c2010. Call # 510.76 ZE

World Wide Web Resources

Basic Math Resources
AAA Math
Features numerous interactive arithmetic lessons. Topics covered include addition, counting, comparing, decimals, equations, estimations, graphs, fraction, multiplication, and more. You can also sort topics by grade level, starting in kindergarten and ending with eighth grade.

Aplus Math
Caters to grades K-12 so you will find a wide variety of math topics here. The site has flashcards, games, homework help, and practice work sheets.

Math Reference Tables
Covers general math, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and above. Its general section includes number notation, addition, multiplication, fractions, and units and measurement.

Elementary Mathematics
Site is organized by grade level (K-5). Each grade has different math activities specifically targeted to that age group. Grade 1, for instance, includes information on addition, subtraction, estimating sums, fractions, and much more. Grade 5, on the other hand, has info on measurements, graphs, angles, and dispersion.

KidZone Math
Offers helpful math resources in fun, kid-appropriate formats. A range of free, printable worksheets is available, organized by grade level, activity type, and theme, allowing kids to find a worksheet that suits them best. In addition, this site provides timed quizzes on addition, subtraction, and multiplication.

Educational Math Games Online
Cool Math Games
Site tests younger kids' math abilities in a variety of  challenging ways. Find games that will strengthen different skills useful in math, such as numbers, strategy, logic, and memory.

Math Games for Kids
Tests basic knowledge of math in skills like addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division. The games are organized by subject so you can really strengthen a child's weak area.

Online Math Learning
Allows for kids to test different math skills in ways that will make them feel like they're playing video games rather than being forced to learn. This resource is conveniently organized by subject, and has games for preschool kids all the way up to high school kids.

Algebra Resources
Has video tutorials explaining the basics of algebra, equations, ratio and proportion, absolute value, polynomials, factoring, linear equations, radicals, applications, and much more.

Site offers help with solving equations, graphing equations, writing equations, inequalities, functions, exponents and monomials, polynomials, and the quadratic equation. It also has a list of resources.

Contains lessons on topics that include equations, simplifying, factoring, distribution, and trinomials, as well as equation calculators and worksheets. This site also has an extensive list of math resources and study tips.

Math Expression
Has videos, worksheets, and lessons to help you develop your algebra skills. Math topics include algebra, exponents, symmetry, fractions, measurements, angles, and more. The site also includes a list of useful resources.

Geometry Resources
AAA Math: Geometry
This site includes basic geometry facts and calculations, as well as instructions for calculating the area, perimeter, circumference, surface area, and volume of various shapes.

Elementary Geometry Resourceshttp://www.trigonometry-help.net/
Sources splits up their resources by grade level from grades 1-5. Lessons vary drastically by age level, but all are easy to understand and should help any struggling geometry student.

Learning Math: Geometry
The geometry of Learning Math has information for students and teachers K-8. Video tutorials cover topics such as triangles, polygons, geometry basics, dissections and proofs, and the pythagorean theorem.

Math League
The geometry section of this website is perfect for anyone desiring straightforward explanations for concepts under the following categories: basic terms, angles, figures and polygons, area and perimeter, coordinates and similar figures, and space figures and basic solids.

Trigonometry Resources
Dave's Short Trig Course
Easy to navigate, this site has a table of contents containing sixteen different topics, including applications of trigonometry, angle measurement, chords, sines, cosines, tangents and slope, right triangles, trigonometric functions, and the area of a triangle. All sections contain in-depth explanations as well as graphs and diagrams.

S.O.S. Mathematics: Trigonometry
This site is equipped with detailed explanations and examples of angle measures, trigonometric functions, and trigonometric equations. In addition, there is an entire section devoted to solving equations, with sample problems and solutions. A table of trigonometric identities is also available as a helpful reference.

Trigonometry Help
Comprehensive resource for students of trigonometry, complete with detailed descriptions of basic terms (including types of angles, laws, and formulas), lists of trigonometry identities, tips for picking a tutor, and even a brief history of the subject.

Pre-Calculus Resources
Graphing Calculator Help
Part of Prentiss Hall's website, allows you to select your brand or model of calculator, and then offers instructions on how to perform many different operations on that specific calculator.

Texas Instruments
Equipped with tutorials on graphing calculators, explanations and practice problems on a range of concepts, test preparation advice, and more, this site is sure to be an invaluable tool for any student of pre-calculus – or, indeed, any level of math.

Tulyn: Math For All
Designed to aid the pre-calculus student through video tutorials, worksheets, and word problems. This site also contains discussions, allowing students to both ask and respond to questions.

Calculus Resources
Calculus Help
Presents explanations for topics ranging from the chain rule to integration by parts.

Contains tutorials with audio clips on limits, continuity, and derivatives. This site also offers sample problems and other calculus tips.

The Calculus Page
Offers problems with step-by-step solutions, as well as information on derivatives, exponents, and logarithms and a glossary of terms.

Visual Calculus
This site contains explanations, tutorials, and animations covering the following topics: limits and continuity, derivatives, applications of differentiation, integration, applications of integration, and sequences and series.

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Arithmetic [videorecording] Silver Spring, MD : Discovery Communications, c2006. Call # DVD 510 ARI

Basic math. Program 8, Adding and subtracting fractions [videorecording] / produced by Christopher Mattingly, Amy M. Pitcher [S.I.] : Goldhil Educational, c2005. Call # DVD 510 BAS

Bressoud, David M. The queen of the sciences : [videorecording] a history of mathematics Chantilly, VA : Teaching Co., c2008. Call # DVD 510.9 QUE

Essential math skills [videorecording] United States : TutaPoint.com, c2010. Call # DVD 510 ESS

GED mathematics [videorecording] Roslyn Heights, NY : Video Aided Instruction, c2004. Call # DVD 373.12 GED

Gibson, Jason Math video tutor [videorecording] : fractions thru algebra! 10 hour video course! Call # DVD 510 MAT

Pre - GED mathematics [videorecording] Roslyn Heights, NY : Video Aided Instruction, c2004. Call # DVD 510.76 PRE

The zany world of basic math [videorecording] Haymarket, VA : Cerebellum Corp., c2003. Call # DVD 510 MAT

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