MyLab Foundational Skills for ACT® Prep

This course empowers test candidates to target their efforts and build requisite skills necessary to demonstrate their proficiency on the ACT®. Content includes Reading, Writing, Math, and Science. The ACT pathbuilders are preassigned.

ACT is a registered trademark of ACT, Inc. All rights reserved. The ACT tests are prepared according to the:
Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing, American Educational Research Association, American Psychological Association, and National Council on Measurement in Education (1999).
Code of Professional Responsibilities in Educational Measurement, National Council on Measurement in Education (1995).
Code of Fair Testing Practices in Education, Joint Committee on Testing Practices (2004).

Content Map

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READING SKILLS

  • 1. Letter and Word Recognition
  • 2. Vocabulary
  • 3. Graphics and Visuals
  • 4. Pre-Reading
  • 5. Active Reading
  • 1. Pre-Reading
  • 2. Active Reading
  • 3. Context Clues and Vocabulary
  • 4. Main Idea
  • 5. Graphics and Visuals
  • 1. Pre-Reading
  • 2. Active Reading
  • 3. Vocabulary
  • 4. Dictionary Skills
  • 5. Context Clues
  • 6. Main Idea
  • 7. Supporting Details
  • 8. Graphics and Visual Aids
  • 9. Outlining and Mapping
  • 10. Summarizing and Paraphrasing
  • 11. Combined Skills
  • 1. Active Reading
  • 2. Vocabulary
  • 3. Stated Main Idea
  • 4. Implied Main Idea
  • 5. Supporting Details
  • 6. Outlining and Mapping
  • 7. Summarizing and Paraphrasing
  • 8. Ten Patterns of Organization (Combined)
  • 9. Patterns of Organization: Time Order
  • 10. Patterns of Organization: Spatial Order
  • 11. Patterns of Organization: Process Order
  • 12. Patterns of Organization: Simple Listing
  • 13. Patterns of Organization: Division and Classification
  • 14. Patterns of Organization: Comparison
  • 15. Patterns of Organization: Contrast
  • 16. Patterns of Organization: Cause and Effect
  • 17. Patterns of Organization: Generalization and Example
  • 18. Patterns of Organization: Definition and Example
  • 19. Purpose and Tone
  • 20. Inference
  • 21. Critical Thinking
  • 22. Reading Textbooks
  • 23. Graphics and Visuals
  • 24. Reading Rate
  • 25. Memorization and Concentration
  • 26. Note Taking and Highlighting
  • 27. Test Taking
  • 28. Combined Skills
  • 1. Active Reading
  • 2. Vocabulary
  • 3. Stated Main Idea
  • 4. Implied Main Idea
  • 5. Supporting Details
  • 6. Outlining and Mapping
  • 7. Summarizing and Paraphrasing
  • 8. Nine Patterns of Organization (Combined)
  • 9. Patterns of Organization: Time Order
  • 10. Patterns of Organization: Spatial Order
  • 11. Patterns of Organization: Process Order
  • 12. Patterns of Organization: Simple Listing
  • 13. Patterns of Organization: Division and Classification
  • 14. Patterns of Organization: Compare and Contrast
  • 15. Patterns of Organization: Cause and Effect
  • 16. Patterns of Organization: Generalization and Example
  • 17. Patterns of Organization: Definition and Example
  • 18. Purpose and Tone
  • 19. Inference
  • 20. Critical Thinking
  • 21. Reading Textbooks
  • 22. Graphics and Visuals
  • 23. Reading Rate
  • 24. Memorization and Concentration
  • 25. Note Taking and Highlighting
  • 26. Test Taking
  • 27. Combined Skills
  • 1. Active Reading
  • 2. Vocabulary
  • 3. Stated Main Idea
  • 4. Implied Main Idea
  • 5. Supporting Details
  • 6. Outlining and Mapping
  • 7. Summarizing and Paraphrasing
  • 8. Nine Patterns of Organization (Combined)
  • 9. Patterns of Organization: Time Order
  • 10. Patterns of Organization: Spatial Order
  • 11. Patterns of Organization: Process Order
  • 12. Patterns of Organization: Simple Listing
  • 13. Patterns of Organization: Division and Classification
  • 14. Patterns of Organization: Compare and Contrast
  • 15. Patterns of Organization: Cause and Effect
  • 16. Patterns of Organization: Generalization and Example
  • 17. Patterns of Organization: Definition and Example
  • 18. Purpose and Tone
  • 19. Inference
  • 20. Critical Thinking
  • 21. Reading Textbooks
  • 22. Graphics and Visuals
  • 23. Reading Rate
  • 24. Memorization and Concentration
  • 25. Note Taking and Highlighting
  • 26. Test Taking
  • 27. Combined Skills

READING LEVEL

  • 1. Harlem Renaissance (400 Level)
  • 2. Traditional Dances (400 Level)
  • 3. Energy (400 Level)
  • 4. Sor Juana Ines de la Cruz (400 Level)
  • 5. Chris Gardner (400 Level)
  • 6. Copyright (400 Level)
  • 7. Oprah (400 Level)
  • 8. Pedro Almodovar (400 Level)
  • 9. Science Fiction and Invention (400 Level)
  • 10. Silent Spring (400 Level)
  • 11. Rock Bottom Remainders (400 Level)
  • 12. Healing Power of Laughter (400 Level)
  • 13. Psychology of Money (400 Level)
  • 14. Brain Games (400 Level)
  • 15. Buying a Used Car (400 Level)
  • 16. Credit Scores (400 Level)
  • 17. Valdez: Father of Chicano Theater (400 Level)
  • 18. Financial Literacy (400 Level)
  • 19. Wellness Programs (400 Level)
  • 20. Radio & Pop Music (400 Level)
  • 1. A Crow’s Life (500 Level)
  • 2. Track and Field Meets (500 Level)
  • 3. Painting and Realism (500 Level)
  • 4. Drought (500 Level)
  • 5. Chiune Sugihara: Japanese Diplomat (500 Level)
  • 6. Elevators (500 Level)
  • 7. Kinesics (500 Level)
  • 8. Philosophers (500 Level)
  • 9. Echolocation (500 Level)
  • 10. Proxemics (500 Level)
  • 11. Walt Whitman (500 Level)
  • 12. Lost Colony (500 Level)
  • 13. Honey (500 Level)
  • 14. Runner Geb (500 Level)
  • 15. Subway (500 Level)
  • 16. Home Improvement (500 Level)
  • 17. Job Interview (500 Level)
  • 18. Online Shopping (500 Level)
  • 19. Empathy (500 Level)
  • 20. Michael Phelps (500 Level)
  • 21. Travel Safety (500 Level)
  • 22. Special Effects (500 Level)
  • 23. Henry Darger (500 Level)
  • 24. DIY (Do It Yourself) Culture (500 Level)
  • 25. Atypical Music (500 Level)
  • 26. Naica (500 Level)
  • 1. Columbus and His Dream (600 Level)
  • 2. The Pony Express (600 Level)
  • 3. The Planets that Orbit the Sun (600 Level)
  • 4. Oil Spill (600 Level)
  • 5. Trees: Oldest, Heaviest, Tallest (600 Level)
  • 6. The North Pole (600 Level)
  • 7. Louis Braille and His Code (600 Level)
  • 8. Types of Love (600 Level)
  • 9. Paper-making (600 Level)
  • 10. Alaskan Crab Fishermen (600 Level)
  • 11. Birth Order Theory (600 Level)
  • 12. Bobcats (600 Level)
  • 13. Dream Job (600 Level)
  • 14. Found Art (600 Level)
  • 15. Grand Canyon (600 Level)
  • 16. Guinness Records (600 Level)
  • 17. History of Voting (600 Level)
  • 18. Hollywood (600 Level)
  • 19. Household Budget (600 Level)
  • 20. Identity Thief (600 Level)
  • 21. Light Pollution (600 Level)
  • 22. Roberto Clemente (600 Level)
  • 23. Saving Money (600 Level)
  • 24. Slow Food (600 Level)
  • 25. Story Quilts (600 Level)
  • 26. Urban Hiking (600 Level)
  • 27. The Tale of Genji (600 Level)
  • 28. History of Japanese Cinema (600 Level)
  • 1. Joan of Arc (700 Level)
  • 2. A Spider's Web (700 Level)
  • 3. The Amazing Anatomy of Spiders (700 Level)
  • 4. Working Aboard the Mir Space Station (700 Level)
  • 5. A Deaf Parent (700 Level)
  • 6. Ties Between Great Britain and Canada (700 Level)
  • 7. Clemente (700 Level)
  • 8. Copper (700 Level)
  • 9. Ethics in Online Journalism (700 Level)
  • 10. Franchises (700 Level)
  • 11. Gasoline (700 Level)
  • 12. Gossip (700 Level)
  • 13. Herbal Medicine (700 Level)
  • 14. Hetty Green (700 Level)
  • 15. Immigration (700 Level)
  • 16. Memory (700 Level)
  • 17. Micro-Loans (700 Level)
  • 18. Musical Theater (700 Level)
  • 19. Photos (700 Level)
  • 20. Puppy Training (700 Level)
  • 21. Skills for the Workplace (700 Level)
  • 22. Throwing a Sports Party (700 Level)
  • 23. Time Management (700 Level)
  • 24. Vocabulary (700 Level)
  • 25. Mexican Muralism (700 Level)
  • 26. The Hudson River School (700 Level)
  • 1. The Heroic Potbellied Pig (800 Level)
  • 2. Cassius Clay: Boaster and Boxer (800 Level)
  • 3. Mummification (800 Level)
  • 4. The Secrets of Spies (800 Level)
  • 5. Plants that Kill (800 Level)
  • 6. The Swedish Way (800 Level)
  • 7. Space Launch (800 Level)
  • 8. Flights of the Zeppelin (800 Level)
  • 9. First on and Last Off (800 Level)
  • 10. Effects of Population Growth (800 Level)
  • 11. An Unstable Democracy (800 Level)
  • 12. Fannie Lou Hamer (800 Level)
  • 13. Mary Celeste (800 Level)
  • 14. Ancient Writing (800 Level)
  • 15. Open Source (800 Level)
  • 16. Autopsy (800 Level)
  • 17. Interior Design (800 Level)
  • 18. Small Groups (800 Level)
  • 19. Art of Conversation (800 Level)
  • 20. Blogging (800 Level)
  • 21. History of Jazz (800 Level)
  • 22. History of Music (800 Level)
  • 23. Self Esteem (800 Level)
  • 24. Workplace Etiquette (800 Level)
  • 25. The Beatles (800 Level)
  • 26. Virtual Reality (800 Level)
  • 27. Storm Chasers (800 Level)
  • 1. Reasons for Crime (900 Level)
  • 2. Sharks (900 Level)
  • 3. I am the Greatest (900 Level)
  • 4. Presidential Powers (900 Level)
  • 5. Poisonous Plants (900 Level)
  • 6. Your Personal Brand (900 Level)
  • 7. The Political Party System (900 Level)
  • 8. Nature's Destructive Forces (900 Level)
  • 9. Famous Abolitionists (900 Level)
  • 10. The Truth About Our Vision (900 Level)
  • 11. Life on the Wagon Trail (900 Level)
  • 12. Surfing the "Net" (900 Level)
  • 13. The Cliff Dwellers (900 Level)
  • 14. Wildlife in Distress (900 Level)
  • 15. The Power Behind the Product (900 Level)
  • 16. The U.S. and Canada (900 Level)
  • 17. The Beginnings of a Revolution (900 Level)
  • 18. The Moon (900 Level)
  • 19. Stop Stress with a Hot Bath (900 Level)
  • 20. Running a Small Business (900 Level)
  • 21. Biogeography (900 Level)
  • 22. Biodiversity (900 Level)
  • 23. Children of U.S. Immigrants (900 Level)
  • 24. Social Anxiety Disorder (900 Level)
  • 25. First Generation College Students (900 Level)
  • 26. Kamkwamba Bio (900 Level)
  • 27. Bollywood (900 Level)
  • 1. The Stanford Prison Experiment (1000 Level)
  • 2. Prison and Mental Illness (1000 Level)
  • 3. Finding Atlantis (1000 Level)
  • 4. The Arabian Peninsula (1000 Level)
  • 5. Using the Sun's Energy (1000 Level)
  • 6. The Scientific Method (1000 Level)
  • 7. Ireland: A Divided Country (1000 Level)
  • 8. Habitat Destruction (1000 Level)
  • 9. An Eye For Design (1000 Level)
  • 10. Sleep (1000 Level)
  • 11. The Internet (1000 Level)
  • 12. A Fight For Latin America (1000 Level)
  • 13. Australia: Arid Climate, Rich Coast (1000 Level)
  • 14. The Legend of Atlantis (1000 Level)
  • 15. Violence in the Workplace (1000 Level)
  • 16. A Billion People Strong (1000 Level)
  • 17. Religious Freedom in the Colonies (1000 Level)
  • 18. The Constitutional Convention (1000 Level)
  • 19. Solving Problems in the Workplace (1000 Level)
  • 20. Lives Changed By Computers (1000 Level)
  • 21. Healthy Emotions=Healthy Parents (1000 Level)
  • 22. A Country of Converging Landscapes (1000 Level)
  • 23. Peter the Great of Russia (1000 Level)
  • 24. Defining Civil Rights (1000 Level)
  • 25. Women in the Workplace (1000 Level)
  • 26. Reaction to Criticism: Dog vs. Man (1000 Level)
  • 27. Asking for Help (1000 Level)
  • 28. Levels of International Business (1000 Level)
  • 29. Back to School at 40 (1000 Level)
  • 30. Social Networks and the Workplace (1000 Level)
  • 1. Aron Ralston's Amazing Survival (1100 Level)
  • 2. Collective Intelligence (1100 Level)
  • 3. Drugs and Their Effects (1100 Level)
  • 4. Alternative Schooling (1100 Level)
  • 5. Social Aspects of Speech (1100 Level)
  • 6. Understanding Relationships (1100 Level)
  • 7. Prison Populations and Budgets (1100 Level)
  • 8. Amusement vs Theme Parks (1100 Level)
  • 9. Nonverbal Communication (1100 Level)
  • 10. Constitutional Amendments (1100 Level)
  • 11. Hazardous Wastes (1100 Level)
  • 12. The Positive Greetings from Dogs (1100 Level)
  • 13. Using the Experimental Method (1100 Level)
  • 14. Advantages of Digital Photography (1100 Level)
  • 15. Characteristics of the Planet Earth (1100 Level)
  • 16. Serious Viruses (1100 Level)
  • 17. Healthy vs. Unhealthy Joints (1100 Level)
  • 18. Asian Immigration (1100 Level)
  • 19. Stress Management (1100 Level)
  • 20. Exposure to Bacteria (1100 Level)
  • 21. Responsibilities of Managers (1100 Level)
  • 22. Wealth and America's Resources (1100 Level)
  • 1. Bidding on an Ebay Business (1200 Level)
  • 2. An Ocean Without Sharks (1200 Level)
  • 3. Social Expectations and Marriage (1200 Level)
  • 4. Dying to Look Good (1200 Level)
  • 5. National Drinking Age (1200 Level)
  • 6. Ten Things Most Americans Believe (1200 Level)
  • 7. All We Need is Love (1200 Level)
  • 8. What We Say When We Can't Talk (1200 Level)
  • 9. Prisons: The New Mental Institution (1200 Level)
  • 10. Overcoming Shyness (1200 Level)
  • 11. What We Pay to Marry (1200 Level)
  • 12. A Religion of Inclusion and Respect (1200 Level)
  • 13. Fashion Trends (1200 Level)
  • 14. National Parks (1200 Level)
  • 15. Nutrition Basics (1200 Level)
  • 16. Women and Minorities in Politics (1200 Level)
  • 17. Malcom McLean (1200 Level)
  • 18. Holistic Health (1200 Level)
  • 1. The Problem with Social Security (1300 Level)
  • 2. A Punishing War (1300 Level)
  • 3. Earthquakes in the East (1300 Level)
  • 4. Here Comes the Cake (1300 Level)
  • 5. Problem of Decreasing Resources (1300 Level)
  • 6. Catering Industry (1300 Level)
  • 7. Virtual World (1300 Level)
  • 8. Green Living (1300 Level)
  • 9. Folktales (1300 Level)
  • 10. Gaming as Learning (1300 Level)
  • 11. Telesymphony (1300 Level)
  • 12. Locavores (1300 Level)
  • 13. Fashion as Conceptual Art (1300 Level)
  • 14. Mirages (1300 Level)
  • 15. Animation (1300 Level)
  • 16. PTSD (1300 Level)
  • 17. Graphic Novels (1300 Level)
  • 18. Medicare (1300 Level)
  • 19. Technology and Reading (1300 Level)
  • 20. Forensic Investigation (1300 Level)
  • 1. Conflict Resolution (1400 Level)
  • 2. Ethanol (1400 Level)
  • 3. History of Stand-up Comedy (1400 Level)
  • 4. Longevity and Optimism (1400 Level)
  • 5. Neuromarketing (1400 Level)
  • 6. Personality Profiling (1400 Level)
  • 7. Piaget (1400 Level)
  • 8. Singing Sand Dunes (1400 Level)
  • 9. Svalbard Seed Vault (1400 Level)
  • 10. Wikipedia (1400 Level)
  • 11. Jimenez Bio (1400 Level)
  • 12. Currency (1400 Level)
  • 13. Caring for Elderly Parents (1400 Level)
  • 14. Diabetes (1400 Level)
  • 15. Early Literacy (1400 Level)
  • 16. Csikszentmihalyi's Flow (1400 Level)
  • 17. Body Language (1400 Level)
  • 18. 2010 Gulf Oil Spill (1400 Level)
  • 19. Stress (1400 Level)
  • 20. Medical Tech (1400 Level)

WRITING

  • 1. Parts of Speech, Phrases, and Clauses
  • 2. Subjects and Verbs
  • 3. Nouns
  • 4. Pronouns
  • 5. Articles
  • 6. Verbs
  • 7. Tense
  • 8. Regular and Irregular Verbs
  • 9. Modifiers
  • 10. Adjectives and Adverbs
  • 11. Prepositions
  • 1. Sentence Structure
  • 2. Fragments
  • 3. Run-Ons
  • 4. Subject–Verb Agreement
  • 5. Consistent Verb Tense and Active Voice
  • 6. Pronoun Case
  • 7. Pronoun Reference and Point of View
  • 8. Pronoun–Antecedent Agreement
  • 9. Misplaced or Dangling Modifiers
  • 10. Parallelism
  • 11. Combining Sentences
  • 12. Transitions
  • 1. Commas
  • 2. Final Punctuation
  • 3. Quotation Marks
  • 4. Other Punctuation
  • 5. Apostrophes
  • 6. Abbreviations and Numbers
  • 7. Capitalization
  • 8. Spelling
  • 1. Standard and Nonstandard English
  • 2. Easily Confused Words
  • 3. Varying Sentence Structure
  • 4. Using Exact Language
  • 5. Vocabulary Development
  • 6. Biased and Sexist Language
  • 7. Redundancy and Wordiness
  • 8. Unnecessary Shifts
  • 1. Getting Started
  • 2. The Writing Process
  • 3. Prewriting
  • 4. Recognizing a Paragraph
  • 5. The Topic Sentence
  • 6. Developing and Organizing a Paragraph
  • 7. Revising the Paragraph
  • 8. Editing the Paragraph
  • 1. Paragraphs: Describing
  • 2. Paragraphs: Narrating
  • 3. Paragraphs: Illustrating
  • 4. Paragraphs: Process
  • 5. Paragraphs: Compare/Contrast
  • 6. Paragraphs: Division/Classification
  • 7. Paragraphs: Definition
  • 8. Paragraphs: Cause/Effect
  • 9. Paragraphs: Argument
  • 1. Recognizing the Essay
  • 2. Thesis Statement
  • 3. Essay Organization
  • 4. Essay Introductions, Conclusions, and Titles
  • 5. Revising the Essay
  • 6. Editing the Essay
  • 7. Essays: Describing
  • 8. Essays: Narrating
  • 9. Essays: Illustrating
  • 10. Essays: Process
  • 11. Essays: Compare/Contrast
  • 12. Essays: Division/Classification
  • 13. Essays: Definition
  • 14. Essays: Cause and Effect
  • 15. Essays: Argument
  • 1. Research Process
  • 2. Summary Writing
  • 3. Paraphrasing to Avoid Plagiarism
  • 4. Critical Thinking: Texts/Visuals
  • 1. Writing Practice
  • 1. Counting and Comparing
  • 2. Add Single-Digit Whole Numbers
  • 3. Subtract Single-Digit Whole Numbers
  • 4. Counting and Applications
  • 5. Add and Subtract Two- and Three-Digit Numbers
  • 6. Multiply Numbers Through 12

MATHEMATICS

  • 1. Reading and Writing Whole Numbers
  • 2. Comparing and Rounding Whole Numbers
  • 3. Adding and Subtracting Whole Numbers
  • 4. Multiplying Whole Numbers
  • 5. Dividing Whole Numbers
  • 6. Estimate by Rounding
  • 7. Exponents and Roots
  • 8. The Order of Operations
  • 9. Factors of Whole Numbers
  • 1. Basics of Fractions
  • 2. Basics of Mixed Numbers
  • 3. Writing a Fraction in Lowest Terms
  • 4. Equivalent Fractions
  • 5. Multiplying Fractions
  • 6. Dividing Fractions
  • 7. Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions
  • 8. Least Common Multiples and Least Common Denominator
  • 9. Adding and Subtracting Unlike Fractions
  • 10. Exponents and Roots
  • 11. The Order of Operations and Complex Fractions
  • 1. Reading and Writing Decimals
  • 2. Comparing and Rounding Decimals
  • 3. Adding and Subtracting Decimals
  • 4. Multiplying Decimals
  • 5. Dividing Decimals
  • 6. Writing Fractions and Decimals
  • 1. Introduction to Integers, Opposites, and Absolute Value
  • 2. Adding Integers
  • 3. Subtracting Integers
  • 4. Multiplying and Dividing Integers
  • 5. Introduction to Expressions
  • 6. Introduction to Inequalities
  • 7. Introduction to Equations
  • 8. Real Numbers and the Number Line
  • 9. Calculating with Real Numbers
  • 10. Properties of Real Numbers
  • 11. Simplifying Expressions
  • 1. Ratios
  • 2. Rates
  • 3. Proportions
  • 4. Basics of Percent: Decimals
  • 5. Basics of Percent: Fractions
  • 6. Understanding and Using the Percent Proportion
  • 7. Using the Percent Equation
  • 8. Solving Word Problems with Percent
  • 9. Simple Interest
  • 1. U.S. Customary Units
  • 2. The Metric System: Length
  • 3. The Metric System: Capacity and Mass
  • 4. Metric and U.S. Customary Conversion
  • 5. Temperature
  • 6. Significant Digits
  • 1. Review of Expressions
  • 2. Solving Linear Equations in One Variable
  • 3. More on Solving Linear Equations in One Variable
  • 4. Formulas
  • 5. Solving Linear Inequalities
  • 6. Set Operations and Compound Inequalities
  • 7. Absolute Value Equations and Inequalities
  • 1. The Rectangular Coordinate System
  • 2. Graphing Linear Equations
  • 3. The Distance and Midpoint Formulas
  • 4. Intercepts
  • 5. The Slope of a Line
  • 6. Parallel and Perpendicular Lines
  • 7. Equations of Lines
  • 8. Graphing Linear Equations Using Slope
  • 9. Graphing Linear Inequalities in Two Variables
  • 1. Lines and Angles
  • 2. Plane Figures
  • 3. Perimeter and Area
  • 4. Circles
  • 5. Working with Perimeter, Circumference, and Area
  • 6. Space Figures
  • 7. Surface Area
  • 8. Volume
  • 9. Working With Surface Area and Volume
  • 1. The Pythagorean Theorem
  • 2. Congruent and Similar Figures
  • 3. Congruent and Similar Triangles
  • 4. Translations
  • 5. Reflections
  • 6. Rotations
  • 7. Symmetry
  • 8. Dilations
  • 9. Compositions of Reflections
  • 1. Types of Data
  • 2. Sample Data
  • 3. Tables and Pictographs
  • 4. Circle Graphs and Scatterplots
  • 5. Bar Graphs and Line Graphs
  • 6. Frequency Distributions, Histograms, and Stem-and-Leaf Displays
  • 7. Mean and Weighted Mean
  • 8. Median and Mode
  • 9. Box-and-Whisker Plots and the 5-Number Summary
  • 10. Variance and Standard Deviation
  • 1. Introduction to Functions
  • 2. Linear Functions
  • 3. Absolute Value Functions
  • 4. Graphing Absolute Value Functions or Inequalities
  • 1. Introduction to Polynomials
  • 2. Adding and Subtracting Polynomials
  • 3. The Product Rule and Power Rules for Exponents
  • 4. Multiplying a Monomial and a Polynomial
  • 5. Multiplying Binomials
  • 6. Multiplying Polynomials
  • 7. Special Products
  • 8. Integer Exponents and the Quotient Rule
  • 9. Dividing a Polynomial by a Monomial
  • 10. Dividing a Polynomial by a Polynomial
  • 11. Scientific Notation
  • 1. Factoring the Greatest Common Factor
  • 2. Factoring Trinomials of the Form x^2+bx+c
  • 3. Factoring Trinomials of the Form ax^2+bx+c
  • 4. Factoring Special Cases
  • 5. Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring
  • 1. The Fundamental Property of Rational Expressions
  • 2. Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
  • 3. Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions
  • 4. Simplify Complex Fractions
  • 5. Solving Rational Equations
  • 6. Rational Functions
  • 7. Graphing Rational Functions
  • 8. Variation
  • 1. Systems of Linear Equations by Graphing
  • 2. Systems of Linear Equations by Substitution
  • 3. Systems of Linear Equations by Elimination
  • 4. Systems of Linear Equations by Any Method
  • 5. Systems of Linear Inequalities
  • 6. Systems of Linear Equations in Three Variables
  • 7. Solving Systems of Linear Equations by Matrix Methods
  • 8. Properties of Matrices
  • 9. Matrix Inverses
  • 10. Determinants and Cramer's Rule
  • 1. Introduction to Roots and Radicals
  • 2. Product and Quotient Rules for Radicals
  • 3. Adding and Subtracting Radicals
  • 4. Rationalizing the Denominator
  • 5. More Simplifying and Operations with Radicals
  • 6. Solving Equations Containing Radicals
  • 7. Square Root and Cube Root Functions
  • 8. Graphing Square Root and Cube Root Functions
  • 1. Using the Square Root Property to Solve Quadratic Equations
  • 2. Completing the Square to Solve Quadratic Equations
  • 3. Using the Quadratic Formula to Solve Quadratic Equations
  • 4. Quadratic Inequalities
  • 5. Introduction to Complex Numbers
  • 6. Using Complex Numbers
  • 7. Solving Quadratic Equations with Complex Solutions
  • 8. Using the Quadratic Formula (with Complex Solutions)
  • 9. Quadratic Functions
  • 10. Graphs of Quadratic Functions
  • 11. Systems of Quadratic Equations and Inequalities
  • 1. Piecewise Functions
  • 2. Even and Odd Functions
  • 3. Transformations of Functions: Vertical and Horizontal Shifts
  • 4. Transformations of Functions: Reflections
  • 5. Transformations of Functions: Stretching and Shrinking
  • 6. Combinations of Functions
  • 7. Composite Functions
  • 8. Inverse Functions
  • 1. Exponential Functions
  • 2. Graphs of Exponential Functions
  • 3. Logarithmic Functions
  • 4. Natural Logarithms
  • 5. Graphs of Logarithmic Functions
  • 6. Properties of Logarithms
  • 7. Solving Exponential Equations
  • 8. Solving Logarithmic Equations
  • 9. Exponential Growth and Decay
  • 10. Compound Interest
  • 1. Infinite Sequences
  • 2. Factorials and Summation Notation
  • 3. Arithmetic Sequences
  • 4. Geometric Sequences
  • 5. Arithmetic Series
  • 6. Geometric Series
  • 1. The Binomial Theorem
  • 2. Permutations and Combinations
  • 3. Introduction to Probability
  • 4. Empirical Probability
  • 5. Probability of Independent Events and Dependent Events
  • 6. Probability of Mutually Exclusive Events and Overlapping Events
  • 7. Conditional Probability
  • 8. Binomial Distributions
  • 9. Normal Distributions
  • 1. Introduction to Angles
  • 2. Angles and Radian Measure
  • 3. Arcs
  • 4. Right Triangle Trigonometry
  • 5. Trigonometric Functions of Any Angle
  • 6. Trigonometric Functions of Real Numbers; Periodic Functions
  • 7. Fundamental Trigonometric Identities
  • 8. Graphs of the Sine and Cosine Functions
  • 9. Graphs of the Tangent and Cotangent Functions
  • 10. Graphs of the Cosecant and Secant Functions
  • 11. Inverse Trigonometric Functions
  • 1. Verifying Trigonometric Identities
  • 2. Sum and Difference Formulas
  • 3. Double-Angle, Power-Reducing, and Half-Angle Formulas
  • 4. Product-to-Sum and Sum-to-Product Formulas
  • 5. Trigonometric Equations
  • 6. The Laws of Sines and Cosines
  • 7. Vectors
  • 1. Circles
  • 2. The Ellipse
  • 3. The Hyperbola
  • 4. The Parabola
  • 5. Systems of Nonlinear Equations in Two Variables
  • 6. Rotation of Axes
  • 7. Parametric Equations
  • 8. Conic Sections in Polar Coordinates

SCIENCE

  • 1. Human Body and Health
  • 2. Relationship Between Life Functions and Energy Intake
  • 3. Energy Flows in Ecologic Networks (Ecosystems)
  • 4. Organization of Life (Structure and Function of Life)
  • 5. Molecular Basis for Heredity
  • 6. Evolution
  • 1. Conservation, Transformation, and Flow of Energy
  • 2. Work, Motion, and Forces
  • 3. Chemical Properties and Reactions Related to Living Systems
  • 1. Interactions Between Earth’s Systems and Living Things
  • 2. Earth and Its System Components and Interactions
  • 3. Structures and Organization of the Cosmos

STUDY SKILLS

  • 1. Time Management
  • 2. Coping with Stress and Anxiety
  • 3. Concentrating When You Read and Study
  • 4. Getting the Most from Your Reading
  • 5. Rehearsal Strategies
  • 6. Effective Note Taking
  • 7. Studying Smarter: Studying in the Disciplines
  • 8. Preparing for and Taking Exams
  • 1. Eliminating Incorrect Choices
  • 2. Identifying Word Elements
  • 3. Using the Right Tools
  • 4. Looking for Patterns
  • 5. Understanding Graphs and Graphics
  • 6. Using Word Clues
  • 7. Breaking Down Problems
  • 8. Using Mnemonics