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Mathematics: Start

Here you will find library and internet resources for research on topics and issues in Mathematics

Math Department Information

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Visit the Math Department for information on the math classes, degrees, tutoring, Optimath links, and contact information. 

Useful and Relevant Search Words

These are some of the search words that students may need for a research project. Other words may be useful in addition to those listed below. Consult your textbook, class notes, or assignment guidelines for topic ideas.


Use specific words. Use only one or two words. Try both plural and singular forms. Try varying combinations. Try words for specific issues relevant to the topic.Try both technical and common usage words. Try names of relevant places or persons.

  • Algebra
  • Arithmetic
  • Arithmetic Study and Teaching
  • Calculus
  • Complex Numbers
  • Denominator
  • Differential Equations
  • Divergence Theorem
  • Division
  • Famous Mathematicians
  • Geometry
  • Graphing
  • Green's theorem
  • Integrals
  • Laplace Equation
  • Linear Equations
  • Logarithms
  • Mathematicians
  • Mathematics
  • Mathematics Formulae
  • Mathematics History
  • Mathematics Study and Teaching
  • Mathematics Tables
  • Matrices
  • Multiplication
  • Number Theory
  • Numerical Analysis
  • Partial derivatives
  • Personal Finance
  • Polynomial Functions
  • Quadratic Functions
  • Subtraction
  • Systems of Linear Equations
  • Trapezoid
  • Triangle
  • Trigonometry
  • Vectors
  • Women in Mathematics

For Del Norte and Distance Education students

Online resources are set up to be accessible to all students from any location at any time. You may be prompted to login using your WebAdvisor ID and your eight digit birth date.  Physical format books from Eureka can be requested and delivered to Del Norte, and vice versa. 

Citation Styles

Always ask your instructor what citation style should be used for research projects. See below for links to helpful resources.


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Terri Bonow
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