Frequently Asked Questions
What kind of calculator should I buy?
What is the difference between the Math Learning Center and the Tutoring Center?
What is MyMathLab?
MyMathLab is an online learning environment that includes an e-Book, video lectures, instant homework help, unlimited practice problems, and several other tools for student success. MyMathLab is required for many online and hybrid classes and can be purchased in a bundle with your book at Chemeketa's Bookstore. Check with your instructor for details.
Which class should I take next?
That depends on your course of study. While it's best to consult with a counselor, advisor, or a math instructor, the following charts can give you some direction:
Lower Division Flowchart
What if I disagree with my placement based on my test scores?
Discuss this with a counselor, advisor, or a math instructor. If you can demonstrate a sufficient background in mathematics then a placement override may be granted.
How can I get past a ‘block’ in registration?
If you have not meet the prerequisites for a course your registration will be blocked. If you think that you are well prepared for the class you are encouraged to discuss your situation with the instructor. The instructor may override the prerequisite block if they feel it is appropriate.
What if I still don't know what to do?
If you have additional questions about math at Chemeketa the Counseling Center or any full-time math faculty will be glad to help you. If you need help finding a full-time mathematics faculty stop by the Math, Science & Technology office in Building 9 Room 105.