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SJC Math Workshops

SJC Fall 2014 Math Workshops

Workshops
Date
Location
Time
Description
 
Math Anxiety
 
 
(Tuesday) September 16, 2014
(Room 101)
12:30 to1:30pm
Most students experience a certain degree of math anxiety.  Attend the workshop to have a discussion and learn more about what causes math anxiety and how to alleviate math anxiety.
 
 
Operations on Decimals
 
 
(Tuesday) September 23, 2014
 (Room 101)
12:30 to1:30pm
Beginning with an overview of the place value chart, this workshop features the right side of the decimal point – decimal numbers. Conversions between the decimal form and the fraction form of a rational number will be explored. The four basic operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division as they apply to decimal numbers will also be reviewed.
 
Order of Operations
(Tuesday) October
7, 2014
 (Room 101)
12:30 to1:30pm
This workshop will take an in-depth look at applying the Order of Operations to simplify expressions. Numerous examples will be presented involving all four levels of the Order of Operations.
Math Study Skills
(Tuesday) October 14, 2014
 (Room 101)
12:30 to1:30pm
Math is a unique subject.  It involves symbols, formulas, specific procedures and many unique words and terms.  Come to the workshop to learn some of the tips and strategies that apply particularly well to math.
 
Operations on Fractions, Multiplication & Division
 
(Tuesday) October 21, 2014
 (Room 101)
12:30 to1:30pm
This workshop will review the two basic operations, multiplication, and division, and reducing as they apply to fractions. Numerous examples will be presented involving proper fractions and mixed numbers.
Operations on Fractions, Addition &Subtraction
 
(Tuesday) October 28, 2014
 (Room 101)
12:30 to1:30pm
This workshop will cover Greatest Common Factors (GCFs) and Least Common Multiples (LCMs) and more importantly how to find them! The prime factorization of numbers will be reviewed and many examples will be explored. Picking up where the last Fractions workshop left off, this workshop will review the two more basic operations, addition and subtraction, as they apply to fractions. Numerous examples will be presented involving proper fractions and mixed numbers.
Math Test Taking skills
(Tuesday) November 4, 2014
 (Room 101)
12:30 to1:30pm
Be successful in math!  Attend this workshop to learn some strategies for succeeding in math tests.
 
Percentages
(Tuesday) November 18, 2014
 (Room 101)
12:30 to1:30pm
This workshop will cover converting fractions to decimals, decimals to fractions and percentages to fractions or decimals and vice versa. Students will be given the opportunity to practice this skill.