Ready for University Math?

Welcome to all of our incoming students!

We know many students worry about their mathematical skills.  We also know mathematical skills are important in helping students with skills in their other courses. Here are something to help you assess/improve yourself with.

Pre-calculus Videos

  • Quadratic Equations
  • Logarithms
  • Functions
  • Factoring
  • Exponents and Radicals



MAT133Y5 students

Please check here for the course notes.

MAT132H5 students

"Thomas' Calculus Early Transcendentals, Single Variable", Thirteenth Edition, by Thomas, Weir and Hass

Appendices A.1 (Real Numbers and the Real Line) and A.3 (Lines, Circles and Parabolas).
The following sections from Chapter 1 (Function):
  • 1.1 Functions and Their Graphs.
  • 1.2 Combining Functions; Shifting and Scaling Graphs
  • 1.3 Trigonometric Functions
  • 1.5 Exponential Functions
  • 1.6 Inverse Functions and Logarithms

MAT135H5 students

"Single Variable Calculus, Early Trancendentals", 8th Edition, by James Stewart.

Appendices A-D and Sections 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4 and 1.5.

Other sources of help

"Just in time Algebra and Trigonometry for Students of Calculus"
This book is a good book for students who would like to work on their skills. It is available in the UTM library or at the UTM bookstore ($20).

Your own high school notes and text books