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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. Don't wait until the end of the semester to seek help!

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Mathematics Support Center:

256 Malott Hall, (607) 255-4658

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.

Free Tutoring:

Experienced tutors are available for free individual and small-group tutoring. For an individual tutoring appointment, sign up on the schedule posted outside 256 Malott Hall or call the Math Support Center.

Capsules:

Resources:

  • 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 Mathematics Branch:

Contact: Patricia Alessi, 212 Malott Hall, (607) 255-8637, pa31@cornell.edu

Classes, tutorials, workshops, and individual consultations help students develop effective learning strategies. The Learning Strategies Center is part of the Center for Learning and Teaching, which offers a variety of services to assist students in reaching their academic potential. Academic Support Courses

MATH 005, 006, 011, and 012

... meet weekly to supplement lecture material, answer questions, and provide tips for effectively learning the material in MATH 105, 106, 111, and 112. 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.

Free Tutoring at the LSC Statistics Lab:

The LSC offers free statistics tutoring on a walk-in basis during the academic year to students enrolled in MATH 171, AEM 210, PAM 210, SOC 301, PSYCH 350, and H ADM 201. The lab is located in 421 CCC, staffed with tutors 4 evenings per week, and equipped with computers and course-related statistical software for each of the supported courses. For further information, visit the Statistics Lab web site at or contact lab coordinator Patty Alessi.

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MSC Tutor Schedule Last updated: GMT MSC 256 Malott Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday ...
Math Support Center Sign In Sign Out Form An ancient (designed for Windows 98!) laptop is installed in the MSC as a dedicated station for students to sign in/out and ...
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 Hours Open Tutoring Schedule: Tutoring daily (except Saturdays) when classes are in session during the school year. Experienced tutors are ...
Tutor Expertise While tutors in the Math Support Center have varying areas of expertise, we have found that: any tutor may be helpful in any subject : ) either because ...
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 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 ...
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 ...
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} ...
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