Virtual Tutoring & Study Skill Support
Below are various resource links to help you with your
studies. The "online tutoring" sites provide direct e-mail
responses to your submitted problems.
These resources will enhance your success as a student in the SCF learning community and beyond.
[Brase, C. & Brase, C., Understandable
www.Purplemath.com a student favorite! Purplemath's algebra lessons are written with the student in mind.
Elizabeth Stapel, Western International
University, Phoenix, AZ
Excellent site for help with Basic Algebra (MAT0024), Intermediate Algebra (MAT1033), and College Algebra (MAC1105). Does an outstanding job of explaining word problems for these courses.
Johnson County Community College,
Overland Park, KS (Nancy E. Carpenter)
This is an excellent site for Pre-algebra students (MAT0012). The site gives tutorial lessons in an animated and highly interactive format. It has great lessons on fractions and signed numbers.
Indian River State College, Ft. Pierce, FL
Another excellent website for Basic Algebra (MAT0024) and Intermediate Algebra (MAT1033). It offers 11 practice modules covering a variety of topics which can be easily downloaded for free. After selecting the topic for which you desire help, it provides you with as many practice problems as you desire. Based on your responses, the difficulty level is automatically adjusted and step-by-step solutions are provided if needed. Practice worksheets with answers can be easily composed and printed
Steve Chase, Technology
Leasing Concepts, Richmond, VA
Useful site for making flash cards for Pre-algebra (MAT0012) and Basic Algebra (MAT0024). Also offers a variety of math games and the easy printing of practice worksheets. A homework helper is also available for students to check their math solutions.
Rick Veazey, Math Dept.,
Travelers Rest H.S., Travelers Rest, SC
This site does an excellent job with Basic Algebra (MAT0024) and does have some limited Intermediate Algebra (MAT1033) topics. It provides plenty of practice problems that take you step-by-step. There are no instructional tutorials here, just lots and lots of practice.
Math Medics, LLC, El Paso, TX
This site is good for College Algebra (MAC1105) and higher. It also has some limited topics that are normally covered in Basic Algebra (MAT0024) and Intermediate Algebra (MAT1033) as well. Offers more than 2500 math pages with explanations as well as practice tests. It is free site and well worth trying.
Ngee Ann Polytechnic College, Singapore
This is an excellent site for Basic Algebra (MAT0024) and higher. It also has some limited Statistics tutorials.
Cubic Science, Inc.
This site has some topics that are covered in Pre-algebra (MAT0012) and Basic Algebra (MAT0024). A nice feature is that you can enter a Pre-algebra, Algebra or Geometry problem and it will solve it for you with a step-by-step explanation.
Ben Langton, University of Sydney, Australia
This is a good site for MAT0024 and higher including Calculus. You enter a problem and it is automatically solved for you accompanied with a step-by- step explanation.
Hotmath, Inc., San Francisco, CA.
This is a particularly good site for Calculus students. You click on a textbook cover and it gives you an instant online solutions manual. Also covers Algebra and Geometry. There is a one-time fee of $29 for a student password.
Cool Math, Inc., Irvine, CA
Good for Basic Algebra (MAT0024) through Pre-calculus Algebra (MAC1140). The tutorials are great and very simply explained. Has many free sites; however, the Algebra site does cost $19.95/mo. (on a month by month basis). But with access to 130 easy-to-read lessons and over 800 worked examples, may be well worth the investment.
Oswego, NY School District, Regents Exam Prep Center
This is an excellent site for all levels of mathematics (MAT 0012, 0024, 1033; MAC 1105; MGF 1106). It offers a wide variety of tutorials from arithmetic to geometry to probability lessons, and provides very clear and simple explanations.