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College Algebra/Mathematics: Websites

Evaluating Websites

Consider the following five criteria:

1.  Accuracy - Is the information correct?

2.  Authority - What are the author's credentials?

3.  Coverage - Is the content covered comprehensively?

4.  Currency - Is the information current?

5.  Purpose - Is the content biased?

If you're not certain, ask a librarian!


General Resources

  • Algebasics: a fine online mathematics instructional resource that takes young and old alike through the basics of algebra.  Overall, it's a well-designed introduction to this area of the mathematical universe, and one that is very easy to use.
  • Calculators: 24 different calculators from adding and subtraction to finding volume to exponential growth.
  • Many math resources, as well as science, biology, chemistry, engineering and more! Just click on the tabs at the top. 
  • Math Forum: Award-winning site for students and educators.
  • Math Tools: Interactive, online activities for learners and teachers.  Math topics from pre-school to college

Problem Solving, Formulas and Values

Organizations and Agencies

Electronic Journals and Newsletters

More Extensive Lists of Resources

  • Math in Movies: fun site to see where math has been referenced in movies
  • POP Math: Access to standard and off-beat mathematical resources from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville

For Math Instructors

  • Math Archives: Access to a variety of mathematical resources offered by the University of Tennessee at Knoxville
  • Graphics and Calculus: A collection of graphical representations that explain basic concepts in calculus by Douglas Arnold, Penn State University
  • Math Readiness: Contains exercises of varying difficulty; takes users through geometry, trigonometry, algebra, and exponential functions.