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This course focuses on fundamental concepts and skills of mathematics needed for calculus. Topics include: Linear equations, inequalities, absolute value, piecewise, polynomials, rational, and trigonometric functions, graphs, and applications.

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**Instructional method codes and descriptions:**

INT |
Online Course |
All instruction in online courses is delivered entirely via the internet through the college’s learning management platform, Desire 2 Learn (D2L). There are no required live meetings and all materials and communication with the instructor and other students can be completed in D2L. |

ISP |
Individualized Study Plan |
ISP courses meet in person and use computer tutorials, guided instruction, learning lab activities and self-paced lessons using a variety of media, including Internet resources. |

SOM |
Scheduled Online Meetings |
SOM courses are live online courses that are conducted in real-time. The instructor and students are meet in videoconference sessions, which begin and end at a fixed times. |

LEC |
Lecture |
Lecture courses typically meet in person multiple times a week during fixed times.. |

LAB |
Laboratory |
The principal activities in a lab course are "hands on" and include observation, discussion, participation, and experimentation. |

OL |
Open Lab |
Open Lab courses provide flexibility for the completion of lab activities. These classes may have both an online and face-to-face component. Open Lab Hours will vary based on program. Your academic advisor or instructor will provide you with additional information. |

HYB |
Hybrid Course |
Hybrid courses combine traditional lecture instruction with online learning (see descriptions above). |

**Library Databases Math Help**

- Films On Demand This link opens in a new windowProvides access to streaming educational videos, including academic, vocational, and life-skills content.
- LearningExpress Library This link opens in a new windowA comprehensive collection of test-preparation tools, skill-building materials, and other career and life skills resources.
*Tutorial for LearningExpress Library* - Mometrix This link opens in a new windowMometrix eLibrary is a robust database of test preparation materials for career and professional certifications that will help South Carolina students preparing to enter the workforce. The eLibrary includes study materials for over 1,800 different exams covering 16 different subject areas including nursing, teaching, construction, social work, finance, med-tech, and law.
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**Useful websites**

- All In One High School - Matha free curriculum resource for homeschoolers. Itâ€™s broken down by subjects, such as algebra or geometry, and links to videos, quizzes, and activities each day
- Ask Dr. MathQuestion-answer format on a variery of topics
- Cliff Notes Study GuidesCliffsNotes study guides are written by real teachers and professors, so no matter what you're studying, CliffsNotes can ease your homework headaches and help you score high on exams.
- Dave's Short Trig Coursefrom Clark University and offers a basic intro to trigonometry
- David Lippman's App PageOpen textbooks and multiple graphing applets
- DesmosGraphing applet
- FiveablePrepare for test day with our AP study guides, practice questions, and cheatsheets.
- GeoGebraGraphing applet
- Hippocampusoffers free lessons in advanced math subjects including calculus, statistics, and trigonometry
- Interactive MathematicsTutorials for algebra, trigonometry, and calculus/games and videos for calculus
- Khan Academy - MathFind help for a variety of math topics at different levels
- Math.comFrom free games to free mortgage calculators, Math.com is more than a place for students to figure out what the answers to their homework problems are right before class starts.
- Math2.orghas printable reference tables to help with algebra, calculus, trigonometry, etc.
- MathologerEnter the world of the Mathologer for really accessible explanations of hard and beautiful math(s).
- MathTVFree math videos - Basic math through Calculus
- Math WarehouseIntegrative activities to illustrate and videos
- The Organic Chemistry TutorThis channel focuses on providing tutorial videos on organic chemistry, general chemistry, physics, algebra, trigonometry, precalculus, and calculus.
- PatrickJMTTutoring Videos
- Paul's Online Math NotesNotes and formula sheets for algebra, trig, calculus, and differential equations
- Professor Leonard's Math VideosThis Channel is dedicated to quality mathematics education.
- PurpleMathProvides explanations of some mathematical topics
- Purple MathTutorials on algebra, word problems, and number bases designed to help the struggling algebra student
- ThatquizProvides practice problems

- Homework Helpers: Calculus by Denise SzecseiCall Number: Berkeley & Thornley Libraries, QA300 .S985 2007ISBN: 9781564149145Publication Date: 2006-10-01Homework Helpers: Calculus is a straightforward and understandable introduction to differential calculus and its applications. It covers all of the topics in a typical Calculus class, including: LimitsContinuity The product, quotient and chain rules Implicit differentiation Related rates Graphical analysis Optimization This book also contains a review of the pre-calculus concepts that form the foundation on which calculus is built.
- Pre-Calculus (Quick Study Academic)ISBN: 1423229231Publication Date: 2015The core essentials in 6 laminated pages can be used along with your text and lectures, as a review before testing, or as a memory companion that keeps key answers always at your fingertips.

- Precalculus: An Investigation of FunctionsPrecalculus: An Investigation of Functions is a free, open textbook covering a two-quarter pre-calculus sequence including trigonometry.

- Math Review by Words & Words & NumbersISBN: 9781423218715Publication Date: 2012-05-31With updated content and an additional panel of information, Math Review includes hard-to-remember formulas and properties, along with numerous examples and illustrations to improve understanding.
- Bob Miller's Algebra for the Clueless by Bob MillerCall Number: Thornley Library, QA152.2 .M547 1999ISBN: 0070434255Publication Date: 1998-12-31
- Trigonometry (Quick Study Academic)ISBN: 1423233867Publication Date: 2002Strengthen your trigonometry skills and grades with this powerful and simple tool for reviewing and referencing the most important core concepts.

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