Math 100 General

What is the purpose of Math 100?
The purpose of this course is to prepare students for a university-level math class and pass the placement exam. Approximately one third of each incomin...
Tue, 2 Oct, 2018 at 3:09 PM
Can students talk with instructional staff in person?
Yes.  Math 100 has regularly scheduled Office Hours with instructional staff available to help students.  Office Hours are on Monday-Thursday from 9:30a...
Wed, 3 Oct, 2018 at 2:00 PM
When are office hours?
Office hours are Monday-Thursday, 9:30 - 5:00 and Friday 10:00am - 2:00pm  in room 140 of the Manuel Pacheco Integrated Learning Center (ILC 140). 
Thu, 31 Aug, 2017 at 2:29 PM
What is the best way to communicate with the Math 100 instructional staff?
Students may: Like us on our Facebook page at  We have instructional staff that will chat with students in real time. ...
Wed, 30 Aug, 2017 at 1:38 PM
Why was the ALEKS program selected?
ALEKS is the student’s online textbook and tutorial. We chose this model because the ALEKS program is adaptive.  Using this program, students create th...
Tue, 2 Oct, 2018 at 3:09 PM
How much time should students spend in ALEKS?
This varies depending on the student. In general, our students spend on average 1-2 hours per day in ALEKS.
Tue, 9 May, 2017 at 3:35 PM
What do you mean, 'there is not a textbook'?
ALEKS (Assessment and Learning in Knowledge Spaces) is the student's online textbook and tutorial. This is a web-based, artificially intelligent, educa...
Tue, 2 Oct, 2018 at 3:50 PM
Why isn't there a hardcopy textbook for Math 100?
Students entering Math 100 typically have used traditional textbooks for their last 12 years. UA Math has chosen a more adaptive and individualized method f...
Tue, 2 Oct, 2018 at 3:22 PM
Math 100 Course Description
Math 100 - Math Lab (3 credits) UA ALEKS PPL score of 0-39%.   Description:  The main purpose of this course is to serve as a preparation for MATH 105, M...
Tue, 2 Oct, 2018 at 3:27 PM