Mathematics Awareness Month

Mathematics Awareness Month

Mathematics Awareness Month

Date posted: April 9, 2015

April is Mathematics Awareness Month and this year’s theme is Math Drives Careers.

While advanced math skills are essential for some jobs, basic math skills are important for almost all types of work. The library has a variety of materials to help adults learn workplace math skills. Click here for a sample list.  To request any of these books, email library@decoda.ca. (If you are a current library borrower and would like to place your own holds, email the library for instructions.)

While the importance of math for work in science, technology and skilled trades is easy to recognize, math can also be an unexpected requirement for other types of work. For example, Simon Beck is a snow artist and his art involves mathematics (and more):

Did you know? We have free numeracy resources available to you free of charge! Check them out here.

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