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Mrs. Charlene Mitchel
Academic Advisor/Math Instructor


"You can't escape the responsibility of tomorrow by evading it today." — Abraham Lincoln


I am married, have 2 children, 3 grandsons, and 2 step granddaughters. I lived in Battle Mountain over 30 years before moving to Spring Creek summer 2011. I enjoy teaching developmental Math and working with college students.


Contact Information

Office Location: Berg Hall, Elko Campus
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Office Hours

  • Monday: 8 - 12, 1 - 5
  • Tuesday: 8 - 12, 1 - 5
  • Wednesday: 8 - 12, 1 - 5
  • Thursday: By appointment
  • Friday: By appointment


  • BS, Colorado State University, 1969
  • MEd, Lesley University, 1999


  • Quilting, Sewing, Reading, Geocaching


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MATH 091
Title:Basic Mathematics
Catalog Description: The fundamental operations of whole numbers, fractions and mixed numbers, decimals, percentages, measurement, and integers. Intended to provide a review of basics needed in later math courses and on the job.
MATH 095
Title:Elementary Algebra
Catalog Description: A first course in algebra for students who plan to continue in the math sequence. Topics include operations on real numbers, simplifying expressions, solving linear and quadratic equations, polynomials, factoring, radicals, and the concept of graphing.
MATH 096
Title:Intermediate Algebra
Catalog Description: This is a second course in Algebra for students who have completed one elementary Algebra course. The topics covered include polynomials, rational functions, linear equations and inequalities, absolute value inequalities, exponents and radicals, quadratic equations, relations and functions, systems of equations, and applications. This is a developmental course.
My Comments:Summer class moves rapidly - about 1 chapter a day.
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