Introduction edit

The scope of this learning experience is to study basic mathematical concepts required for adult learners at a college or university level. Learners will become proficient at solving linear and quadratic equations, graphing linear and quadratic equations, functions, exponents and logarithms, and applying these concepts to real world problems.

Don't worry, you will have fun!

Study Materials edit

Instruction will occur primarily out of the (admittedly incomplete) Algebra Wikibook:

Additional resources will be obtained from existing Algebra texts listed below:

Chat edit

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Syllabus edit

Homework edit

You can find help for completing homework assignments at the Wikiversity:Help desk or in the IRC channel.

Recommended Reading Material edit

The following books contain motivational works by mathematicians that put mathematics into context or exercises that illuminate the study of mathematics that are accessible to someone with a high school education. While this site provides a supportive community of peers and teachers, nothing beats having a well-organized and well-written text that you can carry around and study anywhere to learn from.

  • Stewart, Ian. (2006). Letters to a Young Mathematician, Perseus Books Group. ISBN 0465082319

Off-site Learning Materials edit

See also edit