Math Workshop Descriptions

Math anxiety: skills and strategies for overcoming math concerns and fears affecting student success

Order of operations: how to follow the order of operations to accurately evaluate expressions.

Addition and subtraction of fractions: a review of adding and subtracting fractions.

Multiplication and Division of fractions: a review of multiplying and dividing fractions.

Equations of lines: how to write the point-slope and slope-intercept forms of linear equations.

Graphing linear equations:  how to plot points, graph lines, and interpret the slope of a line.

Motion Word problems: how to solve problems involving rate, time and distance.

Mixture Word problems: how to solve problems that involve mixing of different substances.

Percent and Interest Word problems: how to solve problems about investments and interest rates.

Geometry Word problems: how to solve word problems using principles of Euclidean geometry.

Properties of exponents: a review of basic properties of exponents.

Division of polynomials by binomials: how to divide polynomials using factoring or dividing by greatest common factor.

Trinomial factoring: how to write a trinomial as a product of its factors.

Addition and subtraction of rational expressions: how to simplify expressions involving addition and subtraction of fractions that contain variables.

Multiplication and division of rational expressions: how to simplify and solve equations involving multiplication and division of fractions that contain variables.

Basic logarithms: how to solve a logarithmic equation by rewriting the equation in exponential form and solving for the variable.

Scientific notation: how to convert numbers to accommodate values too large or small to be conveniently written in standard decimal notation.

Operations with Integers: how to simplify expressions with signed numbers.

Rational equations:  How to solve equations containing rational expressions.

Radical equations: How to solve equations containing radicals.

Addition and Subtraction of decimals: how to add and subtract decimal numbers.

Multiplication and Division of decimals: how to multiply and divide decimal numbers.

Dimensional analysis: how to convert metric and American units using dimensional analysis.