Math Resources

Need a little help with Business Mathematics, Mathematics for Veterinary Technicians, Math Explorations, Statistics or College Algebra? The Library probably has just the right resource for you! (Need to print this list? Download the Word version of Math Resources.)


Basic Math

Math Made Visual: Creating Images for Understanding Mathematics by Roger Nelsen and Claudia Alsina   (Lindbergh. QA19.C45 A47 2006)

All the Math You’ll Ever Need: A Self-Teaching Guide by Ronald B. Adler(Lindbergh. QA39.2 S56 1999)

Innumeracy: Mathematical Illiteracy and Its Consequences by John McEwen(Lindbergh. QA93 P38 2001)

The Math Instinct: Why You’re a Mathematical Genius (Along with Lobsters, Birds, Cats, and Dogs) by Paula Hotston Moore (Lindbergh. QA93 D4588 2005)


Pre-Algebra Demystified by Beverly Pisano (Lindbergh. QA107.2 B59 2004)

Painless Algebra by Lawrence E. Palmer (Lindbergh. QA152.2 L96 1998)

Bob Miller’s Algebra for the Cluelesss by Bob Miller (Lindbergh. QA152.2 M547 1999)

Algebra Survival Guide: A Conversational Handbook for the Thoroughly Befuddled by Josh Rappaport (Westport. QA154.2 R377 2000)

College Algebra Demystified: A Self-Teaching Guide by Rhonda Huettenmueller (Westport. QA152.3 H853 2004)

Practical Algebra: A Self-Teaching Guide by Peter Selby and Steve Slavin(Westport. QA154.2 S44 1991)


How to Lie with Statistics by Darrell Huff (Westport. HA29 H82 1993)

Damned Lies and Statistics: Untangling Numbers from the Media, Politicians, and Activists by Joel Best (Westport. HM535 B47 2001)

The Tao of Statistics: A Path to Understanding (with No Math) by Dana K. Keller (Westport. QA276 K253 2006)

The Cartoon Guide to Statistics by Larry Gonick and Woollcott Smith (Westport. QA276.12 G67 1993)

Statistics for the Utterly Confused by Lloyd R. Jaisingh (Lindbergh. QA276.18 J35 2006)

Internet Companion for Statistics: Guide and Activities for the Web by Michael D. Larsen (Westport. QA276.4 L374 2007)

Veterinary Math

Dosage Calculations for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses by Terry Lake (Lindbergh. SF919 L35 2004)

Medical Mathematics and Dosage Calculations for Veterinary Professionals by Robert Louis Bill (Lindbergh. SF919 B55 2000)

Lab Math: A Handbook of Measurements, Calculations, and Other Quantitative Skills for Use at the Bench by Dany Spencer Adams (Lindbergh. QA40 A34 2003)

Remember, if an item that interests you is held at a different Branch, the librarians can send it to your Branch so you can check it out.

Online Resources

In addition to math books, students also have access to practice tests and exercises through Learning Express Library (provided by MOREnet). These practice tests and exercises may be accessed from any computer on campus. Go to MOREnet’s Online Resources, click on Learning Express Library and then click on Math Skills Improvement.

A simple Google search will uncover thousands of sites offering math tutorials. Many of these sites are fee-based or will inundate you with advertisements. However, several are free and very useful. Here are a few good sites:

Wolfram MathWorld is a free math resource site developed by Eric W. Weisstein and maintained by Wolfram Research. Topics covered include Algebra, Applied Mathematics, Geometry, and Probability and Statistics.

West Texas A&M University Virtual Math Lab offers free Algebra tutorials to anyone who needs math help.

SOS MATHematics is free math review site developed and maintained by three math experts (each has a Ph.D. in Mathematics). Topics include (but are not limited to) Algebra, Fractions, and Mathematical Tables. SOS MATHematics offers online tutorials, quizzes, and a message board (where you can get your math questions answered).

Electronic Statistics Textbook is a free resource provided by StatSoft Inc. (makers of statistical analysis and graphics software). Both elementary statistics and more advanced concepts are covered.

There are many more math resources out there. If you would like help finding one, just ask a librarian.


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