Ch 3: College Readiness - Math

About This Chapter

Make sure you're prepared for mathematics at the college level by using the information in this college readiness chapter. These lessons provide you with useful hints on how you can polish your skills in algebra, geometry, and arithmetic.

College Readiness Math: Chapter Summary

The mathematics you'll encounter in college may present a considerable challenge, but it's one you can navigate successfully with the help you will find in these short, yet informative and useful lessons. You can shore up any weak areas and identify your strengths in basic arithmetic, geometry and algebra using the resources provided here. The lessons, quizzes and other tools offer the opportunity to measure your skills accurately, so self-assessment is quick and easy. The following topics are included:

Whole Number Arithmetic

These lessons will help you refresh and enhance your ability to perform the four basic operations with whole numbers. You can find useful advice and hints that will help you strengthen these basic skills in preparation for college-level work.

Rules and Formulas of Basic Geometry

In this lesson, you will be able to check your understanding and mastery of the formulas used in geometry and find information that will help you test what you know about the rules that govern this branch of mathematics.

Examples, Equations, and Rules of Basic Algebra

By using the information provided here, you can benefit from helpful tips on identifying and working with various types of algebraic equations, and how to understand and interpret the rules of algebra.

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