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Algebra and Trigonometry Refresher!

Enlist in one of our Math Boot Camps! The UH Mānoa Department of Mathematics will conduct these intensive non-credit course for students who want to review the algebra and trigonometry concepts covered in the math placement exam. Students will strengthen their math skills through short lectures, group work, and practice problems using ALEKS (a Web-based, artificially intelligent assessment and learning system). All Math Boot Camp students may take/re-take the math placement exam at the end of the course!

These courses are for students who:
  • want to review math concepts prior to taking the math placement exam
  • already took the math placement exam but want to place higher on the exam by reviewing and taking the placement exam again
  • passed the placement exam but want to bridge their high school and college math courses with a review
There are two registration options:
Boot Camp for Math 140
For:      Students who plan to register for Math 140 (Precalculus)
Dates:  August 11-12, 2014 (9 AM-4PM with a lunch break), August 13 (9 AM-noon)
Cost:     $60

Boot Camp for Math 241
For:      Students who plan to register for Math 241 (Calculus)
Dates:  August 11-14, 16, 2014 (9 AM – 4 PM with a lunch break)
Cost:     $110

Note: These courses are designed for students who have learned the material in a previous course and want to review and practice the concepts before taking the placement exam. Students are responsible for bringing their own personal laptop to class. For information on the concepts covered on the exam: For more information contact

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Math Boot Camp is a non-credit course sponsored by the Department of Mathematics, Outreach College, and the College of Natural Sciences.