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## Mathematics Resources

### Where to Look? Browse these Call Numbers

**QA 1 to QA 939**– Mathematics.**QA 1 to QA 43**– General.**QA 11 to QA20**– Study and teaching.**QA 21 to QA 27.5**– History of mathematics.**QA 28 to QA 29**– Biography.**QA 40**– Handbooks, manuals, etc.

**QA 101 to QA 145**– Elementary mathematics. Arithmetic.**QA 135 to QA 139**– Study and teaching.

**QA 150 to QA 272.5**– Algebra.**QA 273 to QA 280**– Probabilities. Statistics.**QA 299.6 to QA 433**– Analysis.**QA 303 to QA 316**– Calculus.

**QA 440 to QA 699**– Geometry. Trigonometry.

### Selected Books in the Library

#### General Reference

**Math Dictionary with Solutions: A Math Review**, 2nd Edition,

Call number:**QA 5 .K692 1999****The World of Mathematics**,

Call number:**QA 7 .W67 2000**, in 4 volumes.

#### History of Mathematics and Mathematicians

**Biographical Encyclopedia of Mathematicians**,

Call number:**QA 28 .B544 1999 REF**, in 2 volumes.**Math & Mathematicians: The History of Math Discoveries around the World**,

Call number:**QA 21 .B78 1999**, in 4 volumes.**The Norton History of the Mathematical Sciences**,

Call number:**QA 221 .G695 1998**

#### Basic Mathematics

**Bob Miller’s Basic Math and Pre-algebra**, 2nd Edition,

Call number:**QA 39.3 M57 2007****Everyday Math Demystified**,

Call number:**QA 93 .G37 2004****Math Essentials: Conquer Fractions, Decimals and Percentages – Get the Right Answer Every Time!**2nd Edition,

Call number:**QA 107 .S5384 2000**; the 3rd Edition, 2006, also available from LearningExpress eBooks.

#### Algebra

**Algebra for Dummies**,

Call number:**QA 155 .S74 2001B****How to Solve Word Problems in Algebra: A Solved Problem Approach**, 2nd Edition,

Call number:**QA 157 .J7 2000****No Fear Algebra: Just the Basics**,

Call number:**QA 152.2 .F87 2005**

#### Geometry

**Geometry Demystified**,

Call number:**QA 453 .G43 2003****Geometry Success in 20 Minutes a Day**,

Call number:**QA 461 .T46 2000**; the 2nd Edition, 2005, is also available online from LearningExpress eBooks.**How to Solve Word Problems in Geometry**,

Call number:**QA 461 .S68 2000**

#### Trigonometry

**The Algebra & Trigonometry Problem Solver: A Complete Solution Guide to Any Textbook**,

Call number:**QA 157 .A48 2000****Trigonometry Demystified**,

Call number:**QA 531 .G53 2003**; also available as an e-book.**Trigonometry: the Easy Way**, 3rd Edition,

Call number:**QA 531 .D683 2001**

#### Calculus

**Calculus Demystified**,

Call number:**QA 303.2 .K74 2003****Calculus for the Utterly Confused**, 2nd Edition,

Call number:**QA 303.2 .O43 2007****Inside Calculus**,

Call number:**QA 303 .E95 2000**

#### Statistics

**Statistics Demystified**,

Call number:**QA 276.12 .G44 2004****Statistics for the Utterly Confused**,

Call number:**QA 276.18 .J35 2000****Statistics: A Gentle Introduction**,

Call number:**QA 276.12 .C67 2000**

#### Other Topics in Mathematics

**Math Anxiety & General Help****Fear of Math: How to Get Over It and Get On with Your Life**,

Call number:**QA 11 .Z37 1994****Math, a Four Letter Word! The Math Anxiety Handbook**, 2nd Edition,

Call number:**QA 11 .S447 1993****Math for the Anxious: Building Basic Skills**,

Call number:**QA 93 .P76 2005**

**Teaching Mathematics****Early Childhood Number Games: Teachers Reinvent Math Instruction**,

Call number:**QA 135.5 .W245 1998****Experiences in Math for Young Children**, 4th Edition,

Call number:**QA 135.5 .C46 1999**

**Math for other Majors/Professions****Math and Music: Harmonious Connections**,

Call number:**ML 3800 .G23 1994****Mathematical Modeling in the Environment**,

Call number:**GE 45 .M37 H24 1998****Mathematics for Chemistry and Physics**,

Call number:**QA 37.3 .T87 2002****Mathematics for the Nonmathematician**,

Call number:**QA 37.2 .K6 1985****Practical Problems in Mathematics for Health Occupations**, 2nd Edition,

Call number:**RT 68 .S56 2005**

**Careers in Mathematics****101 Careers in Mathematics**,

Call number:**QA 10.5 .A15 1996**

### Multi-Media Tutorials

The following items and more are available in VHS, DVD, or CD-ROM formats, as indicated, may be checked out for 2 days and may be renewed. Up to 4 items may be borrowed at a time and they may be renewed. All are located in the Library, room 141, either in the Video Collection or the CD-ROM Collection. Also note that we are phasing out or replacing our VHS collection.

**Basic College Mathematics: An Applied Approach**, 8th Edition,

Call number:**QA 39.2 .A83 2006**, in 2 sets of 11 volumes, VHS. We also have the 7th Edition in DVD, call number:**QA 39.2 .A885 2003****College Algebra**, 4th Edition,

Call number:**QA154.2 .D82 2007**, in two formats: 5 sets of 9 volumes in DVD & 7 sets of 7 volumes in CD-ROM.**Math Star Series**,

Introduction: call number:**QA 36 .M384 1990****Algebra I**,

Call number:**QA 152.2 .M3 1991**, in 42 volumes, DVD.**Algebra II**,

Call number:**QA155 .A444 1992**in 41 volumes, DVD.**Calculus**,

Call number:**QA 303 .M384 1994**, 16 volumes, DVD.**Trigonometry**,

Call number:**QA 537 .M38 1993**in 8 volumes, DVD.

The

**eBook Collection**from EBSCOhost is our largest provider of ebooks (electronic copies of printed books in PDF format), available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. eBook Collection has an easy-to-use search interface. You will be prompted to login with your Library User ID or Alt. ID, and your PIN to access these e-books from off-campus.### General Reference

**1001 Math Problems**, 1999. Also available in print, call number QA 43 .A12 1999 and the 3rd Edition, 2009, is also available from LearningExpress eBooks (login/registration required).**The A to Z of Mathematics: A Basic Guide**, 2002, by Thomas Sidebotham.

### History of Mathematics and Mathematicians

**Famous Problems and Their Mathematicians**, 1999, by Art Johnson.**A History of Mathematics: From Mesopotamia to Modernity**, 2005, by Luke Howard Hodgkin.**Women in Mathematics: The Addition of Difference**, 1997, Race, Gender, and Science Series, by Claudia Henrion.

### Basic Mathematics

**Bob Miller’s Basic Math and Prealgebra**, Bob Miller’s Clueless Series, 2002, by Robert Miller.**Everyday Math for the Numerically Challenged**, 1998, by Audrey Carlan.**Math Word Problems Demystified**, 2005, by Allan G. Bluman.

### Algebra

**Algebra Demystified**, 2003, by Rhonda Huettenmueller.**Algebra Success in 20 Minutes a Day**, 2000, by Barbara Jund. Also available in print, call number**QA 159 .J85 2000**; 4th Edition is available online from LearningExpress e-Books (login and individual account required).**How to Solve Word Problems in Algebra: A Solved Problem Approach**, 2nd Edition, 2000, by Mildred Johnson.

### Geometry

**Geometry: A Self-teaching Guide**, 2005, by Steve Slavin.**Geometry Demystified**, 2003, by Stan Gibilisco. Also available in print, call number**QA 453 .G43 2003**.**Geometry Success in 20 Minutes a Day**, 1st Edition, 2000, by Debbie Thompson. Also available in print, call number**QA 461 .T46 2000**; 2nd Edition, 2005, also available from LearningExpress eBooks (login and individual account required).

### Trigonometry

**Bob Miller’s Calc for the Clueless: Precalc With Trigonometry**, 2nd Edition, 1998, by Robert Miller.**Trigonometry Demystified**, 2003, by Stan Gibilisco; also available in print, call number**QA 531 .G53 2003**.**Trigonometry: With Calculator-based Solutions**, 4th Edition, 2009, by Robert E Moyer. 5th Edition available in print, call number**QA 531 .A97 2013**

### Finite Mathematics

**Discrete Mathematics Demystified**, 2009, by Steven G. Krantz.**Schaum’s Outline of Theory and Problems of Beginning Finite Mathematics**, 2005, by Seymour Lipschutz.**Topics in Finite and Discrete Mathematics**, 2000, by Sheldon M. Ross.

### Calculus

**Calculus Demystified**, 2003, by Steven G. Krantz. Also available in print, call number**QA 303.2 .K74 2003****Calculus for the Utterly Confused**, 1999, by Robert M. Oman. 2nd edition, 2007, available in print, call number**QA 303.2 .O43 2007**.**Calculus Know-it-all: Beginner to Advanced, and Everything in Between**, 2009, by Stan Gibilisco.

### Statistics

**Probability and Statistics: the Science of Uncertainty**, 2004, by John Tabak.**Schaum’s Outline of Theory and Problems of Beginning Statistics**, 1998, by Larry J. Stephens.**Statistics**, 2010, by Sandra K. McCune.

### Other Topics in Mathematics

- Math Anxiety & General Help
**Arithmetic and Algebra–Again: Leave Math Anxiety behind Forever**, 2nd Edition, 2005, by Brita Immergut.**Maths: A Student’s Survival Guide**, 2nd Edition, 2003, by Jenny Olive.**Mind over Math**, 1979, by Stanley Kogelman. Two copies also available in print, call number**QA 11 .K74 1979**

- Teaching Mathematics
**Mathematics Content for Elementary Teachers**, 2005, by Douglas K. Brumbaugh.**Mathematics for Dyslexics: A Teaching Handbook**, 1998, by Stephen J. Chinn.**Teaching Mathematics: A Handbook for Primary and Secondary School Teachers**, 2006, by Pamela Cowan.

- Math for other Majors/Professions
**Basic Math for Social Scientists: Problems and Solutions**, 1996, by Timothy M. Hagle.**Business Math Demystified**, 2006, by Allan G. Bluman. Also available in print, call number**HF 5691 .B666 2006****Mathematics for Computer Graphics**, 2nd Edition, 2006, by John A. Vince.**Nursing Calculations**, 6th Edition, 2002, by J. D. Gatford.**Schaum’s Outline of Theory and Problems of Basic Mathematics with Applications to Science and Technology**, 1998, by Haym Kruglak.

- Careers in Mathematics
**Careers in Mathematics: Teacher, Statistician, Actuary, Operations Research, Computer Programmer, Systems Analyst**, Rev. Edition, 2005, Chicago Institute for Career Research.**Great Jobs for Math Majors**, 1999, by Stephen Lambert.

Visit our **eBook Collections** for links to eBook Collection from EBSCOhost and other e-book collections.

Please note that when accessing the databases from off-campus, you will be prompted to login.

**Khan Academy**, offers interactive exercises, video tutorials, etc.; sign-up required, but it’s FREE!**TheMathPage**, From Lawrence Spector, a Mathematics instructor at the Borough of Manhattan Community College/City University of New York. Offers courses in arithmetic, geometry, algebra, and more.**S.O.S. Mathematics**, Created by 3 mathematics professors, this resource offers tutorials, practice tests, tables and a forum for users to post questions and problems.**TV411: Math**, offers videos, web lessons, and printer-friendly documents.**Virtual Math Lab**, From West Texas A&M University, this resource offers help with beginning, intermediate, and college algebra.**WebMATH**, From Discovery Education, is a math help resource that can help students solve specific problems. It uses fill-in forms to input numbers, then explains the solution.

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