Handouts & Resources

Handouts & Resources

The Learning Lab provides the following handouts and resources in a variety of academic subjects.

See assessment study materials for resources to prepare for the Texas Success Initiative, biology, ESOL, and other assessments.

 English & Writing Aids
Online Writing LabPurdue University Online Writing Lab serving writers from around the worldWebsite


Mathematics Aids - All Levels
Online math handoutsACC Pinnacle Campus Learning LabOnline
Geometry formulasFormulas for 2-D and 3-D geometrical shapesPDF
Greek alphabetPronunciation, capital letters, and lower case lettersPDF
Math anxietyHow to handle math anxietyPDF
Powers of 10Units for the SI (metric) measurement systemPDF
Test-taking strategiesStrategies for taking math testsPDF
 Basic Math Aids
Divisibility testsStrategies to identify quickly what numbers a given number is divisible byPDF
Multiplication tablesMultiplication tables up to 20 by 20PDF
Order of operationsBasic order of operations hierarchyPDF


Algebra Aids
Algebraic formulasAlgebra formulas and rulesPDF
Speaking algebraTranslation of English into algebraic expressionsPDF
Rules for signed numbersRules for arithmetic of signed (positive & negative) numbers.PDF


Exponent & Logarithm Aids
Become friends with logarithmsExamples of working with logarithmsPDF
Exponent propertiesBasic exponent properties with examplesPDF
Logarithm propertiesBasic exponent properties with examplesPDF


Factoring Aids
Basic Factoring StrategiesBasic factoring strategies and formulasPDF
Factoring by Grouping & AC MethodFactoring by Grouping and using the AC MethodPDF
Factoring by Trial and ErrorFactoring by the Trial and Error MethodPDF


Fraction Aids
Arithmetic of FractionsAddition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of fractionsPDF


 Graphing Aids
Linear EquationsFormulas for graphing and constructing linear relationships from dataPDF
Catalog of GraphsA brief catalog of graphsPDF


Statistics Aids
Statistics referenceStatistics formulasPDF


Trigonometry Aids
Trigonometry referenceTrigonometric formulas and the unit circlePDF


Calculus Aids
Derivation and integration reviewBasic rules for derivatives and integrals.PDF
Derivative reviewBasic derivative rulesPDF
Integration reviewBasic integration rulesPDF
Integration by partsTechnique of integration by partsPDF
Integration by substitutionTechnique of integration by substitutionPDF
Physics Applications for Calculus II (Sections 6.5) reference sheetApplications of integration to physics and engineering for Stewart Calculus Book, 3rd EditionPDF
Power seriesPower series representation for the elementary functionsPDF
Series convergence flowchartDemonstrates process for determining series convergencePDF
Tests for series convergenceTests for series convergencePDF


TI-86 Graphing Calculator Aids
TI-86 handout oneSolving equations with the simultaneous solver, setting up the custom menu, and graphing piece-wise defined functions, and solving polynomials with the polynomial solverPDF
TI-86 handout twoManipulating matrices by basic row operationsPDF


TI-89 Graphing Calculator Aids
TI-89 basic graphingBasic graphing on the TI-89 calculator.PDF
TI-89 calculus featuresAdvanced calculus based features of the TI-89 calculatorPDF
TI-89 common errorsCommon errors when working with the TI-89 calculator.PDF


General College Physics Aids
Kinematics, forces and energyPDF
Rotational motion and fluidPDF
Waves and heatPDF
Useful physical dataPDF