Mathematics Support Center

Cornell University Mathematics Support Center

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Worried about math? Whether you are studying for a prelim or brushing up on forgotten algebra, we can relieve your math anxiety. For best results seek help early and often!

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Prelim/Finals Schedule:

http://www.math.cornell.edu/ADMIN/Teaching/schedules.html

Free Tutoring in Malott 256:

Experienced tutors are available on a walk-in basis for free individual and small-group tutoring.

Open for walk-in:

  • Weekdays ~10:00am - 4:30pm
  • Tuesday and Wednesday 7:00-9:00pm North Campus Court-Kay-Bauer Red Lounge
  • Sunday Evenings 7:30-10:00pm Use upper entrance opposite Bailey Hall

Evening hours 7:00-9:00pm on North Campus!

  • Tuesdays we are in Room 122 in Court-Kay-Bauer Red Lounge
  • Wednesdays we are in Room 122 in Court-Kay-Bauer Red Lounge

  • Check out this free PDF book about Math Tutoring with ideas for both tutors and tutees.

Contact:

Director: Meghan Anderson, 227 Malott Hall.

The MSC operates on the premise that you will learn mathematical concepts best by doing problems and practicing regularly. Study capsules and tutoring assist in refreshing your memory, filling gaps in your math background, reinforcing class work, helping on difficult topics, or reviewing for exams. MSC services are available weekdays and Sundays throughout the semester.

More... Close Free Tutoring: Experienced tutors are available for FREE individual and small-group tutoring. We work primarily on a walk-in basis. A schedule of our hours and who is on duty is shown below and is also posted outside 256 Malott Hall.
Review sessions are held at the start of the semester for students wanting to review some pre-calculus topics.
Independent Study Capsules address topics from pre-calculus to calculus and allow students to work at their own pace. Most are now avsailable on line.
A small library of math texts helps students to broaden their understanding of mathematical concepts.
Our Survival Kit is filled with suggestions for succeeding in a Cornell math class.

Cornell University Department of Mathematics web links in:
Math Department > Support > MSC

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Free tutoring

Experienced tutors are available at no charge for individual and small-group tutoring. We work on a Walk-In basis, Room 256 Malott Hall.

Tutoring Schedule:

  • 10:00am - 4:30pm Weekdays 256 Malott
  • 7:30pm - 10:00pm Sunday Evenings 256 Malott Use upper entrance opposite Bailey Hall
  • 7:00pm - 9:00pm Tuesdays and Wednesdays North Campus -- 122 Court-Kay-Bauer

Tutor Schedule

Last updated: 2014-10-20 01:44:00 GMT

Malott 256 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
10-10:30 Louis, Matt W, Zach M Edwin, Matt W, Ben Louis, Matt W, Zach M Edwin, Matt W, Ben Louis, Matt W, Zach M . .
10:30-11 Louis, Matt W, Zach M Edwin, Matt W, Ben Louis, Matt W, Zach M Edwin, Matt W, Ben Louis, Matt W, Zach M . .
11-11:30 Vivian, Ben Edwin, Matt W, Ben Jason, Vivian, Ben Edwin, Matt W, Ben Vivian, Ben . .
11:30-12 Vivian, Ben Nick, Ben, Austin Jason, Vivian, Ben Nick, Ben, Austin Vivian, Ben . .
12-12:30 Vivian, Ruhani Nick, Ben, Austin Jason, Vivian Nick, Ben, Austin Ruhani, Vivian . .
12:30-1 Nick, Ruhani, Zach P Nick, Ben, Dick Jason, Nick, Vivian Nick, Ben, Dick Ruhani, Vivian . .
1-1:30 Nick, Ruhani, Zach P Dick Nick, Matt F, Zach M Dick Edwin, Ruhani, Zach M . .
1:30-2 Chris, Ruhani, Zach P, Harry Dick Matt F, Chris, Zach M, Harry Dick, Harry Edwin, Ruhani, Zach M . .
2-2:30 Zach P, Zach M, Chris, Harry Dick Max, Chris, Zach M, Harry Dick, Harry Edwin, Chris, Zach M . .
2:30-3 Zach P, Zach M, Chris, Harry Dick Max, Chris, Zach M, Harry Edwin, Dick, Harry Louis, Chris, Zach M . .
3-3:30 Zach P, Zach M, Chris, Harry Louis, Matt W, Dick Max, Chris, Zach M, Harry Edwin, Louis, Harry Louis, Max, Zach M . .
3:30-4 Zach P, Ben, Weihang, Harry Louis, Matt W, Max Max, Ben, Weihang, Harry Louis, Matt W, Max, Harry Louis, Zach M, Max . .
4-4:30 Zach P, Ben, Weihang, Harry Louis, Matt W, Max Max, Ben, Weihang, Harry Louis, Matt W, Max, Harry Louis, Zach M, Max . .
7:30-10:00 PM . . . . . . Louis
North Campus: 122 Court-Kay-Bauer          
7:00-9:00 PM . Jason, Chris, Vivian Jason, Chris, Vivian . . . .
. Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday

  • We work on a walk-in basis, so stop on by!

Private Tutoring

If you think you might want a private tutor, please start by using our free tutoring service. You may be able to get your questions answered right in our office. If you decide you really want private tutoring, we can put the word out to people who might be available. You can then make arrangements privately with them.

Capsules:

  • Math Support Center Capsules: Free Independent Study Capsules for assorted topics students often find to be troublesome. Capsules range from a page or two in length to small booklets. Most are now available as PDF .pdf files.

Library:

  • A small library of math texts helps students to broaden their understanding of mathematical concepts.
  • Our Survival Kit is filled with suggestions for succeeding in a Cornell math class.

Learning Strategies Center:

The Learning Strategies Center is the central academic support unit at Cornell University that provides undergraduate students with tutoring, supplemental courses, and facilitated study groups for Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics and Physics. Assistance in improving general study skills is available through semester long courses, workshops, individual consultations, and web site resources.

  • http://lsc.cornell.edu/
  • Notes and Worksheets from the Learning Strategies Center Mathematics Branch support courses:
    • MATH 1005, 1006, 1011, and 1012 which meet weekly to supplement lecture material, answer questions, and provide tips for effectively learning the material in MATH 1105, 1106, 1110, and 1120. Students who enroll in a support course receive one transcript credit (depending on college) and tutoring services. There are no exams or homework assignments. Students receive S/U grades determined by attendance only. Students who do not wish to enroll are invited to attend the classes but cannot utilize the tutoring services.

Available Information

On-Line graphing calculator

On-Line Videos on various math topics

Other generally useful math resources:

Recent Changes:

MSC Tutor Schedule Last updated: GMT Malott 256 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday 10 10 ...
Algebra and Trig Reviews Reviews of Algebra and Trigonometry are held at the start of each semester to help you brush up on the essentials of these topics. The reviews ...
Math Support Center Tutor Dick Furnas The old fart with really white hair. Likes to let you think he's helping you, but really you have to figure it out ...
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MSC Tutor Schedule Last updated: GMT Malott 256 Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday 10 10 ...
Algebra and Trig Reviews Reviews of Algebra and Trigonometry are held at the start of each semester to help you brush up on the essentials of these topics. The reviews ...
Math Support Center Tutor Dick Furnas The old fart with really white hair. Likes to let you think he's helping you, but really you have to figure it out ...
Math Support Center Capsules Compact study capsules address topics from pre calculus to calculus, provide another view of topics students often find troublesome and ...
Math Support Center Sign In Sign Out Form An ancient laptop is installed in the MSC as a dedicated station for students to sign in/out and leave comments. The system ...
The Ant Stress Kit ...as featured in the Math Support Center! :pdf: Anti Stress Kit: Download a copy of your very own!
Becoming a Better Math Tutor A local copy of the PDF is also available: Local copy of the licensed book: /Becoming a Better Math Tutor.pdf :pdf: Becoming ...
Prelim Schedule Data from http://registrar.sas.cornell.edu/Sched/prelims.html Also useful: http://registrar.sas.cornell.edu/Sched/exams.html Hint: The ...
Tutor Expertise Tutors in the Math Support Center have varying areas of expertise. Here is a matrix of who can do what: Tutoring Tutors: Tutors are color coded by ...
Mathematics Support Center Worried About Math? You can survive Math 1105, 1106, 1110, 1120, 1710, 1910, 1920, 2130, 2210, 2220, 2230, 2240, 2310, 2930, 2940, 3040 ...
Inverse Trig Functions Work In Progress Leave Comments Here: Copy/paste of LaTeX document from Kay DickFurnas 15 Feb 2009 Start DickFurnas 15 Feb ...
Algebra Diagnostic Test Algebra Combine and simplify expressions as much as possible.Solve equations for x. 1. \mbox{\small $\frac{1}{a b} \frac{2a}{a^2 b ...
Convergence Tests Divergence Test Statement: \mbox{ \small If $\lim {k \rightarrow \infty} u k \ne 0$ then $\sum u k$ diverges.} Comment: \mbox{ \small If ...
Famous Series Geometric Series 1 x x^2 x^3 ... \left \{ \begin{array}{l} \mbox{ \small $ \frac{1}{1 x}$ if $ x 1$ } \end{array} \right. \mbox{ \small ...
Infinite Series Strategy Sheet Know the Famous Series Did I mention you should know the Famous Series ? Test for Divergence Unless you immediately recognize ...
Infinite Series: A Synopsis Famous Series Useful Limits Useful Inequalities New Series From Old Convergence Tests %INCLUDE{ConvergenceTests % Tips for Series ...
New Series From Old Series are just functions built of sums and products and can be manipulated like any other function. The relatively short list of FamousSeries ...
Useful Inequalities Always a. \sin{x} \le 1 a. \csc{x} \ge 1 a. \cos{x} \le 1 a. \sec{x} \ge 1 a. \sin{x} \le \tan{x} a. n^2 1 \le ...
Useful Limits ...for working with sequences and series. Exponentials \lim {h \rightarrow 0} (1 h)^{\frac{1}{h}} e \lim {n \rightarrow \infty} (1 \frac{1}{n} ...
Math Survival Kit A Math Support Center Capsule October 29, 2008 Introduction This capsule is intended as a guide to the ins and outs of introductory courses ...
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