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Maths Support workshopsOur regular workshops cover all the key mathematical topics needed by students with a mathematical element to their course. In addition, we also have one-off events in response to student need. There is also some information here about other events that you might be interested in.

Wednesday workshops

All welcome - no need to book. Attendance counts towards the training component of the RED Award.

All workshops run 14:00-15:00 in Rm 133 The Knight Building (behind Palmer).

 Wed 11 Oct

Fractions: help with all the basic rules

 Wed 18 Oct

Decimals: help with all the basic rules

 Wed 25 Oct

Percentages: understanding how they work

 Wed 1 Nov

Algebra: brackets and factorising

 Wed 8 Nov Psychometric tests: help with numerical questions
 Wed 15 Nov  Indices: understanding all the basic laws
 Wed 22 Nov The equation of a straight line: y = m x + c 
 Wed 29 Nov Logs: understanding how they work

Psychometric tests

Applicants to many companies are now required to take numerical psychometric tests. We hold workshops every term which will give you practice in answering typical test questions. The date for this term's workshops are in the schedule above. Please bring a calculator.

You will also find information about test papers and practice questions on the Guides and worksheets page.

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