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# Math

### Your Toolbox

**MAX Center**

Kagin Commons, First Floor

M-F. 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

S-TH, 7 p.m.-10 p.m.

651-696-6193 (Day & Evening)

651-696-6121 (Day)

max_center@macalester.edu

## Math Tutors

The MAX Center has tutors and staff available to help you in a variety of math classes. Click on the course links below to view tutor schedules.

Dave Ehren can help you with these and any other math classes.

Calendars do not show scheduled appointments, only tutors' scheduled work hours.

Tutors are available Sunday - Thursday 7-10pm, and Monday - Friday 9am-4:30pm, beginning September 6, 2015.

- 135 Applied Multivariable Calculus 1
- 136 Discrete Math
- 137 Applied Multivariable Calculus 2
- 155 Introduction to Statistical Modeling
- 236 Linear Algebra
- 237 Applied Multivariable Calculus 3

## Working as a Peer Math Tutor

Do you love math? Do you enjoy problem solving? Are you the go-to person when your friends need help with their assignments? If so, then you should consider applying to be a peer math tutor in the MAX Center. Peer tutors aren’t necessarily math majors, but they must have a passion for math that they can relay to the students they work with. We will teach you the skills that you need in order to work as a math tutor.

**Math Tutor Job Description**

Math tutors assist students enrolled in 100 and 200 level math courses. They participate in weekly math tutor meetings and complete the tutor training program. After completing 25 hours of tutoring, they earn College Reading and Learning Association (CRLA) certification. Math tutors work with students one-to-one or in groups and engage in research and ongoing projects in the MAX Center and on campus. Math tutor candidates must have completed MATH 137 and have earned a grade of B or better. They have excellent communication skills, a thorough knowledge of their subject area, and the ability to work well with individuals and groups.

## Other Resources

- Muskingum University Learning Strategies Database

Learning strategies for math - Howtostudy.org

How to study and write for math - Study Guides and Strategies

Includes a bibliography of math resources and strategies for

solving linear equations,

solving math word problems and

evaluating algebraic expressions.