CALCULUS WEB SITES

(The instructor bears no responsibility for these sites, beyond Testing Strategies.)

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• Testing Strategies

• Test-taking Tips and Reducing Test Anxiety:

Test.htmlTest.pdf (pdf file) … Study Snacks: http://www.realage.com/kids-health/8-study-snacks-that-make-kids-smarter

• Tutoring Sites Click here

• Videos: Calculus Success Program

http://www.calcsuccess.com/ - Prof. Guillermo Alvarez at City has uploaded excellent companion videos, including short preview videos that you should watch before we cover particular topics. His students have benefited greatly from these – let me know if you see similar results!

• Books (some on reserve)

Swokowski textbook (Classic/5th edition). This is the textbook we use at Mesa College. It is concise.

• Larson textbook. This is very clear. Old editions are sold at very cheap prices on http://www.ebay.com and http://www.amazon.com.

Schaum’s Outline of Calculus. These paperbacks are much cheaper than textbooks, and they have many worked-out problems. See: http://www.ebay.com and http://www.amazon.com.

CalculusBooks.html

• Stewart textbook (used at many colleges): Resources and links

http://www.stewartcalculus.com 

• Excerpts from How to Ace Calculus [Calculus I]

http://www.math.ucdavis.edu/~hass//Calculus/HTAC/excerpts/excerpts.html

• Calculus Web Sites

The Calculus Page: A ton of links!: http://www.calculus.org

• Math Videos on YouTube (Khan Academy): http://www.youtube.com/user/khanacademy?blend=1 … also, http://www.khanacademy.org/

• PatrickJMT.com: http://patrickjmt.com/

• MathTV.com: http://www.mathtv.com

• Paul's Online Math Notes: http://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/

WolframAlpha (input f(x)): http://www.wolframalpha.com

The pay “Pro” version allows you to try sample problems/exercises and see step-by-step solutions.

Mathematica web sites: Computer math! Get results fast!

Input a function: http://www.wolframalpha.com

Do calculus, algebra, and graphing! … http://www.calc101.com/http://www.quickmath.com/

Graph functions - a ton of info!: http://www.calc101.com/webMathematica/sketch.jsp

Do integrals!: http://integrals.wolfram.com/

Tutorials for the Calculus Phobe

http://www.calculus-help.com/funstuff/phobe.html

• Derivatives web site

http://www.autoinsurancequotes.org/differentiation-calculating-rate-of-change/

Common Errors [and Problem Solving]:

http://www.math.vanderbilt.edu/~schectex/commerrs/

• Math errors and Notation guide (for Algebra, Precalc, Calculus) on Sean Raleigh's Miramar website: http://faculty.sdmiramar.edu/sraleigh/resources.html

• University of Akron tutorials (the baby of D.P. Story)

Algebra: http://www.math.uakron.edu/~dpstory/mpt_home.html

Trig: http://www.math.uakron.edu/~tprice/Trig (by Dr. Thomas E. Price, Jr.)

Calculus: http://www.math.uakron.edu/~dpstory/e-calculus.html

• Free Electronic Calculus Book with Exercises (answers in the back)!

http://www.math.wisc.edu/~keisler/calc.html ("Infinitesimal approach" by [Robinson and] Keisel)

Larry Green's Applets and Notes:

http://www.ltcconline.net/greenl/java/index.html (Green teaches at Lake Tahoe Community College.)

• Precalculus Web Sites

Algebra / Trig / Precalculus review, Internet links, and Study skills tips!

See my Math 141 (Precalculus) site.

http://mathisfun.com/

Lots of stuff here!: http://www.purplemath.com

Trig review with Java applets to play with!: http://www.catcode.com/trig

Trig Review! Look under "Trigonometry": … http://oakroadsystems.com/twt/http://oakroadsystems.com/math/

• General Math Web Sites

• Math Videos on YouTube (Khan Academy): http://www.youtube.com/user/khanacademy?blend=1 … also, http://www.khanacademy.org/

• Paul's Online Math Notes: http://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/

WolframAlpha (input f(x)) http://www.wolframalpha.com

The pay “Pro” version allows you to try sample problems/exercises and see step-by-step solutions.

http://www.drmath.com/dr.math

(Frequently asked questions and extensions…)

http://www.cut-the-knot.com

(A wonderful collection of games, puzzles, interesting math, and other neat stuff!)

http://www.math.hmc.edu/funfacts

(Interesting topics in a variety of mathematical fields!)

Common Errors [and Problem Solving]:

http://www.math.vanderbilt.edu/~schectex/commerrs/ (by Eric Schechter)

• Math errors and Notation guide (for Algebra, Precalculus, Calculus) on Sean Raleigh's Miramar website: http://faculty.sdmiramar.edu/sraleigh/resources.html

MIT Notes: http://ocw.mit.edu/index.html

Wikipedia: http://www.wikipedia.org (Online, user-driven encyclopedia; be careful when citing – accuracy is questionable!)

Math Encyclopedia: http://mathworld.wolfram.com/

eMathHelp – Notes and Graphing, Derivative, and Integral Calculators:

http://www.emathhelp.net  http://www.emathhelp.net/calculators/calculus-1/online-graphing-calculator/http://www.emathhelp.net/calculators/calculus-1/derivative-calculator/  http://www.emathhelp.net/calculators/calculus-2/integral-calculator/

Graphing Calculator: http://my.hrw.com/math06_07/nsmedia/tools/Graph_Calculator/graphCalc.html

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