5 Ways To Study Math Better

The most daunting subject for most kids, MATH! The fear of math, and sheer importance of it is intimidating for many children. But this subject can become your best friend. It’s methodical, sharpens your analytical brain, and simply put – it’s straightforward. However that makes it hard because if you are not able to solve the problem on an exam day, a wrong will be a wrong.

But don’t let that scare you, if you put your mind to it, Math gets from fearful to fantastic. Yes I’m serious!

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So here are 5 ways to help you study better, and make this daunting subject a desired one:

  • Practice, Practice, & More Practice – You can’t study math by reading, or listening. Bring out that pen and paper, and solve. Solve, solve, solve… till the concept is instilled. You’ll have multiple problems on one concept with different degrees of difficulty, and solve all levels.
  • Review Errors *– While practicing observe your errors. Pay attention to the mistakes you make; it will help you correct your ability to solve a problem. It will also hone*hone**
    ➤ (n) a whetstone made of fine gritstone; used for sharpening razors
    ➤ (v) sharpen with a hone
    ➤ (v) make perfect or complete
    …by BeeDictionary.com
    your eye for detail, and ability to review your work under exam condition better.
  • *Understand Concepts *– Don’t try and memorize. Math doesn’t work that way! It’s a logical process and without understanding the key concepts, you won’t be able to build on future concepts. The only way to conquer math is to have a strong foundation, only then can you build on it!
  • *Clear Your Doubts *– With a subject like math don’t ignore your small doubts, a simple error can cause your whole problem to go wrong. Ask your doubts. Always!!!
  • *Build A Formula Dairy *– Write down all the formula’s and concepts in this dairy. So on the run down to any exam all you’ll need is this small book to revise all the important concepts. Plus it’s a great help during the problem solving process as you have it all in one place.

So don’t fear this fun subject, once you get a little hang of it, this subject is way more fun than it sounds!