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The Department of Mathematical Sciences administers two separate mathematics tutoring labs for undergraduate students currently enrolled in mathematics classes. The labs are located in SAC 521 on the Lincoln Park Campus (in the Mathematical Sciences office suite), and in Lewis 1653 on the Loop Campus (in the LASS Office Suite).
Tutoring is offered on a drop-in basis between Weeks 2-10 of each academic term. Limited tutoring may also be available during finals week.
The tutoring labs are staffed by advanced undergraduate mathematics majors. If you would like to apply to work in the tutoring labs, please complete the Tutor/Grader Application Form.
The following online resources are available for students who are enrolled, or intend to enroll, in math courses leading up to and including calculus. These free practice materials can be used by students to practice for courses they are currently taking, or to prepare for courses they will take in the future.
This course emphasizes work with numbers of ordinary arithmetic, use of a large variety of practical problems and situations from basic sciences as motivation.
Textbook: Basic College Mathematics, 4th Edition by Martin-Gay, Addison-Wesley, 2012. ISBN 0321624440.
Videos: Khan Academy: Algebra
This course is an introduction to basic algebra (concepts of variable, manipulation of simple algebraic expressions, linear equalities and inequalities, and graphical analysis) with continued emphasis on problem solving and applications.
Textbook: Intermediate Algebra, 11th Edition by Lial, Hornsby & McGinnis, Addison-Wesley, 2011.
Videos:Khan Academy: Algebra
Functions, factoring, rational expressions, roots, radicals, quadratic equations, quadratic inequalities. Course meets for an additional 1.5 hour lab session each week for enrichment and problem solving.
Functions and their graphs, exponential and logarithmic functions, inverse functions, polynomial and rational functions.
Textbook: Precalculus, 9th Edition by Michael Sullivan, Pearson, 2011.
Videos: Khan Academy: Trigonometry and Precalculus
Trigonometric functions, inverse trigonometric functions, trigonometric identities, laws of sines and cosines, polar coordinates and complex plane.
Textbook: Calculus, Early Transcendentals; 8th Edition by James Stewart, Cengage 2016.
Videos: Kahn Academy: Calculus