Subject Guide: Math Homework Help
Are you having trouble with Math class? Need some extra help with your homework? Want to do some extra studying before the big test? The library has many different places to turn to for help!
Most mathrelated books, DVDs or audiobooks in the Library are in the 510 call number range of the nonfiction section.
Last updated: May 18, 2015
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Test preparation materials and interactive practice exams based on official academic, civil service, military, and professional licensing and certification exams. Includes preparation for the GED, SAT, GRE, U.S. Citizenship Test, and TOEFL.

Reference documents, articles and dictionary entries covering the physical and applied sciences, literature, biography, history and social studies.
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Challenging riddles in rhyme spark the curiosity of young readers as they match letters, sounds, and clues to solve math puzzles. ABC Math Riddles by Jannelle Martin is a challenging ABC book that quizzes young readers
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Full of fun reader interactions. Count all the animals that have frightened the monkeys off the pages.

A humorous look at simplifying fractions

With engaging rhymes and dynamic illustrations, this fun introduction to fractions will inspire youngsters to do the math and discover that one delicious cake divided by five hungry guests and one hospitable hostess equals a perfect midnight snack at the Strawberry Inn. Full color.

Watch the Quidget Family and the Subtractobats perform highflying feats of mathematics! In this astounding story, Leap, Lily, Tad and the ever wacky Professor Quigley train numbers to count, add, and subtract in a series of amazing circus acts. Numbers and Quidgets fly from trampolines, trapezes and cannons as they teach early mathematical concepts.

In this fun and accessible guide, McKellardubbed a "math superstar" by The New York Times gives girls and their parents the tools they need to master the math concepts that confuse middleschoolers most, including fractions, percentages, prealgebra, and more.

A series of rhymes about animals introduces counting and grouping numbers, as well as examples of such behaviors as cooperation, friendship, and appreciation.

In this followup to his “Math Fables,” Tang adds science to the mix as he challenges the youngest math learners to think about numbers in more creative ways. Full color.

Ten colorful and acrobatic circus mice demonstrate the different ways that the numbers from 1 to 9 can add up to 10.

Miss Prime and her animal students explore addition by finding many examples in the world around them.
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This site has lots of math problems, which include a short description and illustration, for grades 112. Most problems are solvable without a calculator, only require a few minutes, and focus on understanding and problem solving. A+ Click is recommended by the Great Websites for Kids Committee of the American Library Association.

This site offers math explanations on prealgebra, algebra and precalculus, as well as lessons, flash cards and games to practice and hone your math skills. There are also links to other Coolmath sites for other ages, additional math topics, parents and teachers. Coolmath is recommended by the Great Websites for Kids Committee of the American Library Association.

Dare your middle schooler and the rest of the family to a math challenge! Each challenge includes a description of the math involved, how the math is used in the real world, a hint to get started, the solution and more. Figure This! is a joint project of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering, and Widmeyer Communications.

Khan Academy has “practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard” for a variety of subjects, including math from basic math to calculus. Users will need to sign up by creating a free account. Kahn Academy partners with institutions like NASA, The Museum of Modern Art, The California Academy of Sciences, and MIT to offer specialized content.

Ask Dr. Math a question, search topics by grade level from elementary to college math and practice with the problem of the week. The Math Forum is provided by the Drexel University School of Education.

Find and solve questions to a specific math questions with fillinforms, and receive stepbystep solutions. WebMath is part of the Discovery Education organization.