Math Topics for Standardized Tests (GRE, MTEL, etc.)
The Spinelli Center for Quantitative Learning will hold a set of nine workshops for those interested in reviewing some basic math skills that should be helpful when studying for the Graduate Record Exams (GRE) or the MTEL (Massachusetts teacher exam for licensure). This is not a GRE or MTEL review, but we will be reviewing topics that are included on the GRE and typically show up on standardized tests.
There are no other courses at Smith that cover material that is directly related to the material for the GRE, so this is really the most efficient use of your time if you would like to attend these review workshops.
The workshops will be held in Neilson Library (see locations below).
Wednesdays, 6:30-8:30pm for 9 weeks starting on January 30th - Spinelli Center
Session 1: Arithmetic I (symbols, types of numbers, factors, order of operations, fractions)
Session 2: Arithmetic II (decimals, ratios, proportions, percents, exponents, roots, absolute value)
Session 3: Algebra I (terms, factoring, linear equations, reverse order of operations, quadratic equations, inequalities)
Session 4: Algebra II (coordinate geometry, slopes, parallel lines, linear equations, simultaneous equations)
Session 5: Geometry I (lines, angles, polygons, triangles, Pythagorean theorem, rectangles)
Session 6: Geometry II (parallelograms, trapezoids, circles, arc length, 3-D solids)
Session 7: Data analysis I (mean, median, counting, frequency, probability, sequences, factorials)
Session 8: Data analysis II (permutations, combinations, data presentation, data interpretation)
Session 9: Word problems
Second Level, Neilson Library, Smith College, Northampton, MA 01063
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