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Eberly College of Science Mathematics Department

Math 141 Questions

I have received AP credit for MATH 141 (i.e., I have received either a grade of 4 or 5 on the BC exam). Should I take MATH 141 or should I take MATH 230?

  1. Does your major require additional math courses beyond MATH 230?
  2. Has it been more than a year since you last took calculus?
  3. Are you dependent on calculators?
  4. Are you dependent upon your teacher to learn the material?
  5. Do you have trouble reading math textbooks and learning material on your own?
  6. Do you memorize formulas and algorithms as opposed to understanding the concepts?
  7. Do you feel that your high school has not adequately prepared you for a college course in math?
  8. Do you think you will feel uncomfortable in a classroom that consists of almost all upperclassmen?
  9. Take the following Math 141 Final ExamDid you score below a 70%?

If you answered yes to any of the above questions then you should consider taking MATH 141.

Topics covered in Math 141