Entries by Alex

How Calculus Changes Between Schools

With the vast majority of college majors having to take calculus these days, and the availability of secondary schools for us to take these classes (Rio Salado, community colleges) it can be super helpful to college students to know what the real differences between the classes are across different schools.  Let’s take a look at […]

Excel and Statistics — Why It’s the Better Choice Over the TI-84

Every college student takes a course to learn the Microsoft package (Word, Excel, Access, etc.), yet the majority of us are still uncomfortable with using Excel at even an intermediate level.  When many students realize the same statistical tools can be done in their handy dandy calculator, it’s the obvious solution.  So why do some […]

Statistics – Why Is It So Intimidating?

[et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″] [et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] Statistics is a phrase that strikes fear into the greater part of the world, regardless of whether you’re a student or not.  The big question is why — why does statistics put the fear of God in even the average citizen?  Considering that the only “statistics” we […]

Why Are Online Math Classes So Difficult?

If you’ve ever tried to take a math class online, you’ve felt the feeling of helplessness that comes after the first few weeks.  Sociology, biology, humanities — none of them pose near as much trouble as online statistics or math.  So what makes them so difficult?   There’s many, many reasons for this.   Poor […]