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A number of links to math websites for student use are listed below:

For just about any level math except Calculus (includes Statistics!).  Great calculator tutorials:

For any level of math - an unbelievable site:
Just Math Tutorials by PatrickJMT

Great videos for all levels of math - developmental through calculus -- and more:
Khan Academy

PurpleMath has lessons on most the topics in algebra. In their words, "These lessons emphasize the practicalities rather than the technicalities, demonstrating dependable techniques, warning of likely "trick" questions, and pointing out common mistakes." A great site for review or extra help.

If you need help with fractions, try one of these sites:
Help with Fractions


This is a "how to" for a number of calculators, including the TI-series, the HP48G, and several others. Choose your model of calculator, then pick what you want to do from the index on the right (such as "basic calculations").
Calculator How To

Don't have a graphing calculator? GCalc 3 is a powerful graphing calculator with something to offer whether you're taking Introductory algebra or Calculus. Click on the GCalc 3 button then choose the plug-in you want ("Graph Plugin" under "Planar Graphs" is gives basic plot-the-function graphs). Requires Java.
Online Graphing Calculator

For instructors
This is an older site that still has a lot of useful interactive material for mathematics instruction.
Maths Online


English and Writing

A number of links to useful websites are listed below.

Merriam-Webster Dictionary
Merriam-Webster Thesaurus

Guide to Grammar and Writing

Writing a Research Paper - The Writer's Handbook
General Writing Resources - Purdue Online Writing Lab

Research and Writing


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