7.1. Review and Prepare for Math Courses, Tips for Success
Math Placement, Transfer Credit/Credit by Exam, PPL (Math Placement Test) → First and Second Year Math Courses → Review and Prepare for Math Courses, Tips for Success
Tips for Success in the University of Arizona Math Courses
 Start preparing before classes begin. Go to the course website, look at the course syllabus, and get started on the first few weeks of assignments, with the goal that the first few weeks of lecture will be review. This is a formula for success. Do not walk into your first U of A Math course without doing some meaningful review.
 Students who place into a course with the minimum requirements should consider taking the prerequisite.
 Review and be prepared.
Reviewing Prerequisite Material
Once you have satisfied the eligibility requirements for a particular U of A MATH course, it is important to know the prerequisite material for that particular course. Below is a list of U of A MATH courses with links to material that students need to understand prior to taking that particular course. In general, this is material that is not reviewed during the course.
Prepare for College Algebra and lowerlevel Math courses: MATH 106, 107, 108, 112

 Intermediate Algebra Virtual Lab; Worksheets and More Review
 College Algebra and Intermediate Algebra Review
Prepare for Preparation for Calculus: MATH 120R

 Math 112 preparation materials listed above
 College Algebra and Some Trig
 Trig Identities and Definitions
 Trigonometry Review; Solutions
Prepare for Elements of Calculus: MATH 113, and Calculus Concepts for Business: Math 116

 Intermediate Algebra Virtual Lab; Worksheets and More Review
 College Algebra and Intermediate Algebra Review
 College Algebra Book and Problems
Prepare for Calculus I: MATH 122A/B, 125

 Math 120R preparation materials listed above
 Math 120R Website
 Calculus Preparation
 Precalculus Review from old exam study guide
 College Algebra and Some Trig
 Trig