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Recommended Maths/Stats Websites

 

The Khan academy is an excellent online support for those starting out in mathematics right up to those studying calculus etc to year four university:

https://www.khanacademy.org/

 

Mathtutor is an excellent elearning website with video tutorials on arithmetic, algebra, trigonometry, differentiation, functions, powers and indices etc.

http://www.mathtutor.ac.uk/

 

Core-Maths is a very good online algebra revision programme which checks your answers for you as you go along.

http://www.core-maths.org/resources/revision/algebra-revision/

 

Mission College California has a very good website which talks about maths anxiety and how to overcome it. It also covers maths study skills and gives a long list of other useful online resources.

http://www.missioncollege.edu/depts/math/resources/index.html

 

This pdf will help you develop a better appreciation for transposition of formulae.

http://www.mathcentre.ac.uk/resources/workbooks/mathcentre/web-formulae2-tom.pdf

 

Scientific notation maths is fun, and this is a very useful site for students who have a problem understanding scientific notation and significant figures.

https://www.mathsisfun.com/numbers/scientific-notation.html

 

This webpage from Le Moyne College explains scientific notation and significant figures.

http://web.lemoyne.edu/giunta/chm151L/scinot.html

 

The following are precalculus and calculus notes and are very useful for studying functions, limits, derivatives, application of derivatives, integration and applications of integration.

http://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/Problems/CalcI/CalcI.aspx

 

Statstutor has lots of videos and worksheets on a wide range of topics in statistics.

http://www.statstutor.ac.uk/

 

James Reilly's (IT Tallaght) free ebook download (click on the 'Downloads' tab) on applied statistics has easy to read slides covering material suitable for first, second, third and fourth year undergraduates, and right through to graduate level.

http://www.statisticalsolutions.ie

 

These are known as Paul's online calculus notes and are a useful resource for those studying advanced calculus at first year university level.

http://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/Classes/CalcIII/CalcIII.aspx

 

The more advanced part of the following site is good for complex numbers and the foundations of calculus.

https://ie.ixl.com

 

This is an excellent site from St Andrews, Scotland for giving information about the history of maths and accounts of the lives of many famous mathematicians. All of the great mathematics we study came from the minds of many of these mathematicians and some lived very interesting lives.

http://www-history.mcs.st-and.ac.uk/

 

These sheets developed at the University of Bradford provide concise summaries of some maths topics you might encounter on your course. If you require practice questions please see the Refresher Sheets where available.

http://www.bradford.ac.uk/academic-skills/resources/maths/summary/