Faculty, lab instructors, and student tutors staff the PRC Math Lab in order to assist Collin College students currently enrolled in developmental and college-level mathematics courses at Collin College. The PRC Math Lab strives to reflect the mission and core values of Collin College. We are located at the Preston Ridge Campus in Founders Hall, Room 148.
- Free tutoring
- Study areas with whiteboards
- Check out a calculator
- Check out a textbook or solutions manual
- Use a computer or printer
- Use Mathematica
- Download calculator applications and programs
How It Works
Sign in and sign out with your full CWID each time you visit the Math Lab. No appointment is necessary. To check out a calculator, textbook, or solutions manual, please bring your current student ID. Display a red cup if you have a question.
Although the PRC Math Lab maintains a highly qualified staff that is eager to serve students, there are restrictions on the type of help which tutors can offer. What tutors can and cannot do are briefly outlined in the following table.
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How to Prepare
Prepare yourself before visiting the Math Lab by reading assigned material, attempting problems, and bringing your notes from class. Please allow ample time for your visit. During peak times, you may be required to wait for tutor assistance and tutors may be unable to sit with you for an extended period.
Lab Rules and Etiquette
Please be mindful of other students by silencing your cell phone and keeping socializing to a minimum. No eating is permitted in the lab. Only drinks in covered containers are permitted but not near computer stations.
All Students must abide by the code of conduct set by Collin College to ensure a healthy and safe learning environment. The code of conduct con be found in the current Collin College Student Handbook.
Math Lab Handouts
The Factoring Tree
Partial Fraction Decomposition Examples
Derivative Rules and Examples for Calculus with Applications
Integration Rules and Examples for Calculus with Applications
Collin College Math1342 Formula Chart
http://tutorial.math.lamar.edu/ (notes and handouts)
http://www.walterzorn.de/en/grapher/grapher_e.htm (2D function grapher)
http://web.monroecc.edu/calcNSF/ (3D grapher)
https://www.wolframalpha.com/ (symbolic manipulator)
Collin College, Preston Ridge Campus
9700 Wade Boulevard
Founders Hall, Room 148
PRC Math Lab Manager