Math Basic Training
The Math Basic Training provides a review of basic math concepts in preparation for the College Algebra course at Baker University. The topics covered include working with properties of real numbers, working with signed numbers, order of operations, using exponents and solving equations. The Math Basic Training is scheduled for two Saturdays, and different topics are covered each day.
There is no charge for the sessions and all materials are provided. Reservations are required.
Textbook used in the Intro to Business Education course:
New Beginnings: A Guide for Adult Learners and Returning Students by Linda Simon
Appendix B is a math review.
Math Resources Online
InterActMath is a tutorial website, developed by Addison Wesley, the publisher of the algebra textbook used at Baker University. This site provides practice exercises and detailed examples of solutions for problems that correspond to material in the textbook. The textbook is College Algebra, Second Edition by Beecher, Penna, and Bittinger. Chapter R is the review of basic algebra concepts in preparation for the MA 145 course. Students can access the site at www.interactmath.com.
Private Math Tutors
Kansas City metro area, 89th and Wornall
Angie tutors in her home. She can provide support in general math, survey courses, geometry, algebra, trigonometry, technical mathematics, business math, calculus and statistics.
FEES: Vary based on the math level. Instructor-taught classes are less expensive than independent study classes. Students in an instructor-taught class with text and assignments Basic through College Algebra. Range $30 – $45 per hour
Brian D. Gower
Lawrence, Topeka, Kansas City metro area
Brian has tutored algebra, mainly on the KU campus, since 1990 and was an adjunct instructor at Baker for MA145 from 1997-2013. He can tutor in Lawrence and is willing to travel to Topeka. Traveling to the KC metro area will need to be discussed. Brian's goal is to "help you succeed and make life easier."
FEES: Individual rates are $30 per hour and groups of two or more is negotiable.
Lee’s Summit, Mo., area, Raintree Lake, just off Highway 50
Support provided in basic mathematics, introductory algebra, intermediate algebra and college algebra, business math, calculus and some statistics.
FEES: $35 per hour
Johnson County area, 87th and Lackman
Jolene tutors in her home. She has a master's degree in math and can provide support in general math, survey courses, geometry, algebra, trigonometry, technical mathematics, business math, calculus and precalculus.
FEES: Competitive, but vary based on the math level
816.363.2723 (leave a voicemail please)
Support provided in statistics, quantitative analysis, finance.
FEES: Negotiated. Preference is to tutor two to four students in single session. The reduced cost to the individual student outweighs the insignificant diffusion of attention, and students benefit from connecting and working with other students in the same boat.