## Welcome

**Welcome to the Math Lab at The Technical College of the Lowcountry.**

You'll find us in these two locations or you can schedule an online tutoring session by calling 843.525.8221.

Beaufort Campus: Building 9, Room 101

New River Campus: Room 111

Come in and let us help you improve your math skills. We can help with everything from basic math to probability and statistics.

## Math Lab Hours and Locations

**Fall 2014 semester hours:**

**The Math Lab in Building 9/101 is open:**

Monday and Tuesday

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Wednesday, Thursday

9:00 am - 5:30pm

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## Math Resource Links

- Learning Express LibraryEach one of the Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you wantâ€”at school, at work, or in life.
- Khan Academy Home PageFrom the home page scroll down slightly, click on the math button and choose the area you need help with: math and pre-algebra to trigonometry and calculus.
- Khan Academy Arithmetic and Pre-AlegbraThis is a good starting point for those who need to brush up their basic skills. You'll find videos to help you with addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, negative numbers, number properties, order of operations, factors and multiples, fractions, decimals, percents, basic ratios and proportions, and basic exponents.
- Algebra HelpAlgebra Help offers lessons, worksheets, calculators and more. Need some help with FOIL? Order of Operations? Combining Like Terms? Try this page for practice.
- Chegg - Probability & Statistics DefinitionsDefinitions of key statistics and probability concepts and terms.
- Stat Trek - Teach Yourself StatisticsDefinitions, explanations and test yourself questions can be found on this page. Find the term you need assistance with and click its link.
- Statistics for DummiesFrom Statistics For Dummies by Deborah Rumsey

Find formulas, Z and T Score charts and more. - Cool MathMath puzzles, games, calculators and more to help you get comfortable with math. Ages 13 - 100. There's even a page with tips to deal with your math anxiety - check out the math survival guide.
- Math.comOffers help with everything:

Basic Math, Everyday Math, Pre-Algebra, Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry, Statistics, Calculus - Purple MathPurple Math officers help/practice lessons with Algebra - beginning to advanced. Purple Math also offers help with translating mathematical/algebraic word problems.

## Helpful Links

## What to Expect or not Expect in the Math Lab

What ** should** you expect from the Math Lab?

- individual assistance working through math assignments
- helpful, courteous, and competent assistance
- improvement in your overall mathmatical ability after repeat visits

What ** shouldn't** you expect from the Math Lab?

- a service where we do all the work while you sit back and watch
*We strive to help you learn to help yourself!* - a perfect assignment

One session is often not enough time to address everything. Repeat visits may be necessary to polish your math skills. - flawless math assistants who know all the answers

But what we don't know, we'll try to find out! - answers to all your math questions in just one or two sessions

Improving your math skills is a process that happens gradually.

What else * should* you know?

- Bring a specific math assignment to work on along with any ideas, notes, and any other relevant materials. As much as possible, complete your assignment before seeking help.
- Be prepared to take an active role in your sessions. Let the tutor know what concerns you most and what you'd like to focus on.
- Plan ahead. Schedule appointments in advance in order to be guaranteed assistance (especially during the final few weeks of the semester).
- Contact the Math Lab if you are running late or if you need to cancel your appointment. If you are ten or more minutes late for your appointment, you run the risk of losing that time slot.