Math Lab

Hours & Location

The Math Lab is on the first floor, north wing of the TMCB, room 159. It can be reached from the northernmost doors of the building or by entering the east doors and going down the first hallway on the right. Call (801) 422-4695 for more info.

We are closed on all major holidays, the Saturdays of General Conference, and during the breaks between BYU Semesters.

Hours of Operation

Monday 9am-4pm
Tuesday* 9am-8pm
Wednesday 9am-8pm
Thursday 9am-8pm
Friday 9am-5pm
Saturday 10am-1pm
Sunday Closed

*Closed for Devotional

Independent Study

The Math Lab is the perfect place for help on Independent Study courses in Math 97, 110, 112, 113, 119, 313, and 334, as follows:

  • By phone to 801-422-4695:  A secretary in the Math Lab will quickly get you in contact with a tutor on duty, and the tutor will assist you on the phone and via web cam on the internet, as necessary.
  • Come in person to the north wing of the TMCB, room 159. Feel free to come in whenever you have a question during our open hours. Just talk to one of the secretaries in the northwest corner office.

Still not getting the help you need? We have an excellent group of tutors on our Private Tutoring List. (See below)

Private Tutor List

The Math Lab provides a current list of individuals who are willing to tutor students in math. Rates and availability vary among tutors.

Private Tutoring List

Reviews

Math 313 Section 1-11, 13, and 14
Tutor: Cory
Friday March 31st
5-7pm
TMCB 1170
Math 314 Section 1,3, and 4
Tutor: Logan
Thursday, March 16th
5-7pm
TMCB 1170
Math 334
Tutor: Lukas
Wednesday, March 29th
6-8pm
TMCB 1170
Math 112/113 Sample Exams:

Math 112 Sample Exam 1 (1)

Math 112 Sample Exam 1 (2)

Math 112 Sample Exam 2 (1)

Math 112 Sample Exam 2 (2)

Math 113 Sample Exam 1 (1)

Math 113 Sample Exam 1 (2)

Math 113 Sample Exam 2 (1)

Math 113 Sample Exam 2 (2)

The Math Lab provides the following handout for your convenience:

 


Math 118

Simplex Method rules

For exam review materials, visit:

BYU Math Previous Exams

Questions, email Samuel Sherman Head 118 Tutor at samuelsherman@byu.edu

Also, here are some interesting math links if you are interested.

  • The Integrator — will integrate almost any ugly integral.
  •  — has a lot of good information about a lot of different kinds of mathematics.

The Math Lab provides the following material for the Algebra Review Sessions:

 

Employment

When we are hiring, we will post our openings on BYU Job Services.

Letter of Recommendation

Math Lab Tutor

Requirements:

  1. Lower division tutors: Proficiency in algebra, trigonometry, and differential and integral calculus. This includes course material in Math 110, 111, 112, 113, 116, and 118.  Skills are assessed by an exam proctored by the Math Lab secretaries.  The test covers Algebra, Trigonometry,  Calculus, and Analysis.
  2. Upper division tutors: Proficiency in basic proofs, multivariate calculus, linear algebra, and ordinary differential equations. This includes material from Math 313, 314, and 334.  Skills are assessed by both the lower division exam (described above) and an upper division exam proctored by the Math Lab secretaries.
  3. Ability to thoroughly explain both familiar and new or difficult concepts to students in understandable ways. (No “it is intuitively obvious” or “by inspection”.)
  4. Flexible schedule.
  5. Bring a copy of your resume to the Math Lab or email it to grannyjax@math.byu.edu

Review sheets for the application exams can be found here:

Lower Division

Upper Division

The tests may be taken anytime during normal Math Lab hours.  Allow about two hours for each exam.

Responsibilities:

  1. Assist students in the Math Lab in understanding mathematics by answering questions and explaining concepts.
  2. Attend weekly training meetings to maintain teaching and concept-based skills.
  3. Represent the Math Lab in a manner consistent with the Goals of a BYU Education and the BYU Honor Code.
  4. Teach Math Lab-hosted review sessions for selected 100- or 300-level classes.

Secretary

When we are hiring, we will post our openings on BYU Job Services.

For questions regarding employment, please contact:

Jackie Robertson

162 TMCB

422-4696

grannyjax@math.byu.edu

or

Math Lab Office

159A TMCB
422-4697