Professional math tutors are available through ACE to help you with math issues. All of our tutors can help you with math through College Algebra, and select tutors can help with Calculus, Physics, Chemistry, and Accounting. Call us at 603-230-4027 for details, or email NHTIace@ccsnh.edu.
Use the Math Lab to:
- Receive help with specific problems and prepare for tests.
- Learn to use graphing calculators and other computer resources.
- Improve understanding of concepts being taught.
- Fill gaps in your background.
- Reinforce good math study skills.
Computer and Online Resources
Many computer resources will assist you with math courses. Make an appointment with the ACE math lab coordinator and explore the following topics:
Worksheets on Difficult Subjects
Worksheets and concept aids are available in a variety of courses and to assist with understanding commonly misunderstood concepts such as:
- Trig functions
- Word Problems – How to Translate from English to Algebra
- Gauss Jordan Method
- Solving Linear Equations
- Calculus Word Problem Tips
Dealing With Math Anxiety
- Help for Math Anxiety – This offers detailed information, especially in the “Overcoming Math Anxiety” chapter summary.
- Ten Ways to Overcome Math Anxiety
- Professor Freedman’s Math Help – This has a good math anxiety section.
Math Study and Test Taking Tips
CD and Video Lecture Series
We offer videos (on CD) of math textbook authors lecturing on the textbook topics and doing sample problems. They are available in the Library (ask at the Circulation desk). Most math textbooks have this resource. There is also a video calculus lecture series available for loan.
General Pre-Algebra Lessons
(Multiplication/Division/Addition/Subtraction of Integers, Decimals, Fractions Signed Numbers, Ratio/Proportion)
Note: PurpleMath sites have good explanations but no exercises; AAAmath and Gomath do have practice exercises with answers.
Ask a Math Question
This site is both a tutorial (showing how to do a type of problem) and a place to enter a problem you cannot yet solve. It will solve the problem, explaining all the steps. Download a demo copy of their PC software. If you like it, you can order the software to have on your PC and use without going on the Web ($29.99).
Ask Dr. Math
This is site created and maintained by Swarthmore College. You can submit a question and wait for a response. You can also search the list of questions others have asked (yours might already have been answered) and see that answer immediately.
Take a Tutorial
- Khan Academy
This site has tutorials and quizzes in all types of math, from elementary to college calculus, and many other science and social science topics.
- Cool Math
This site has tutoring in all types of math, from elementary to college calculus, plus some nice explanations of algebra concepts.
- Algebra and Geometry
This site has lessons in some basic algebra (absolute value, exponents, GCF, percents, scientific notation) and some basic geometry (triangles, parallelograms, circles, etc).