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How to Succeed in Math
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Tips for Success in Math
Remember that college math covers material at about twice the pace that a high school math course does.
 If it has been a few years since you have studied math, review it now. Get a textbook and brush up on some of those basic skills.
 Attend class everyday and take complete notes.
 Form a study group and meet regularly.
 Ask questions in class. If you missed something, ask about it you are probably not the only student with this question.
 Get enough sleep before a test. A careless mistake can cost you the whole problem.
 Seek tutoring through the Academic Success Center. Don’t just ask questions but have the tutor critique your attempts to work out math problems.
 Math is learned by doing problems do the homework.
 As you do homework, make lists of formulas and techniques to use later when you study for tests.
Taking a Math Test
 Look over the entire test identify the problems you know and do those right away
 Outline the steps to a problem before beginning work on a problem
 If you get stuck on a problem, move on
 Show all of your work even if your answer is incorrect, you may get partial credit
 Don’t waste time erasing, just draw a line through the work you want ignored
 If you finish early, recheck your problems
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