Our article today looks at How to excel in Mathematics. A number of students complain that the subjects involve symbols, equations and Formula. Below are some of the tips that can be applied to assist in improving the mathematics grades
How to excel in Mathematics
Listen to teacher and concentrate in class
It’s possible to learn and retain a certain formulae in the mind when the teacher is demonstrating in class, other than trying to grasp the same during private studies. A lot students day dream during a Math’s class hence they have no hint of what is required at the end of the lesson. Be active and participate by asking questions and answering questions
Remember that Maths is cumulative
Every subject in lower level is a basis for a more technical level .Everything learned on a single day builds on what will be taught in future. Poor basic knowledge will eventually lead to poor performance in future.
Avoid missing lessons
As stated above maths is cumulative and missing of any lesson will hider understanding in the next lesson. In case of unavoidable absenteeism one should review what was learned.
Always keep class work notes
Some students misplace their note books the moment they are filled up. This later creates a problem because the references become unavailable in times of need. Although text books may be available, they cannot be compared to personal notes having classroom illustrations.
Maths is a wide and complex subject that cannot be crammed. The best idea in approaching mathematics is to understand the concept. It’s advisable to review list formulas every day.
Have a study group
It becomes easier to remember an illustration done through a study group because every member has an opportunity to contribute a different approach. This is mind involving hence the information is likely to be retained. In addition to discussions, one is also able
Practice makes perfect. Doing many exercise help will improve the knowledge and increase the confidence of solving even hard problems.
Betty is a qualified teacher with a Bachelor of Education (Arts). In addition, she is a registered Certified Public Accountant. She has been teaching and offering part-time accounting services for the last 10 years. She is passionate about education, accounting, writing, and traveling.