Helpful Websites

Video lessons from OUR PRE-CAL textbook:  Just click on the chapter and section and watch a video of how to do specific problems from our textbook.

Calc-Chat is a website to help students with homework problems in either Pre-Calculus or Calculus.  It has all the odd solutions worked out and there are other people to chat with about your problems

Online Math Learning: Videos on various Pre Calculus lessons.

Khan Academy : Math (and other subjects) tutorial videos on various topics.

iLecture Online: Great resources of online lessons for math and science.

Visual Calculus: A helpful website that utilizes technology in the study of Calculus. : 
Are you lost?  Need a little help?  Check out the website and use the login of chs2125 to see step by step process of solving the odd problems.  It gives you a hint so you can guess what the next step is rather than seeing the entire problem in the solutions manual.  You must choose the book that you have.

Homework Hotline!
Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology's Homework Hotline provides FREE math and science homework help to Indiana students.

Need to brush up on some of the Algebra II topics?  Check out this website for some review.

Need a Calculator?

Online Graphing Calculator  : This is an online website to graph various functions.

Need a TI-83 on your computer to do more than graphing? 
:  Watch the following video on YouTube to find out how to install a TI-83 calculator on your computer for free.  After watching the video, go to the following link to download the program.

Need help using the TI-84 or TI-83 calculators?

Do You Have Math Anxiety?
A Self Test

Rate your answers from 1 to 5; add them up and check your score below.

(1) = Disagree, (5) = Agree.

  1. I cringe when I have to go to math class. 1 2 3 4 5
  2. I am uneasy about going to the board in a math class. 1 2 3 4 5
  3. I am afraid to ask questions in math class. 1 2 3 4 5
  4. I am always worried about being called on in math class. 1 2 3 4 5
  5. I understand math now, but I worry that it's going to get really difficult soon.1 2 3 4 5
  6. I tend to zone out in math class. 1 2 3 4 5
  7. I fear math tests more than any other kind. 1 2 3 4 5
  8. I don't know how to study for math tests. 1 2 3 4 5
  9. It's clear to me in math class, but when I go home it's like I was never there. 1 2 3 4 5
  10. I'm afraid I won't be able to keep up with the rest of the class. 1 2 3 4 5


40-50 Sure thing, you have math anxiety. Check my 10 hints on how to reduce math anxiety.
30-39 No doubt! The thought of doing math still makes you uneasy.
20-29 Perhaps!
10-19 Wow! Possibly a math major in the making!

Math anxiety is an emotional reaction to mathematics based on a past unpleasant experience which harms future learning. A good experience learning mathematics can overcome these past feelings and success and future achievement in math can be attained.