Mathematics Study Tips 2

Mathematics Study Tips 2 - Mathematics Study Tips ECBailey,...

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Mathematics Study Tips ECBailey, Mathematics Dept. If you want to do well in your mathematics classes: Attitude . First of all, a positive attitude is one of the most important elements needed to be successful in mathematics. You won't do well if you think you can't or if you don't give mathematics a chance. It doesn't matter at what level you begin, Math 100C or Math 112, if you don't have a positive attitude, you won't do well. Study time . Make a plan to use your time wisely for all courses. In this plan have time to work at least a couple of math problems daily, even if only for 30 minutes. Keep your mind open to math on a regular basis. Don't try to do a marathon study. Work at a steady pace. Cramming doesn't work in mathematics classes! While studying, take a break at least every two hours and do something physical like walk around the quad, run track, swim, jumping jacks, and jump rope. This activity gets the blood circulating and that includes blood to the brain cells. Sleep . Get plenty of rest. Most college students don't because of poor organizational skills, because they procrastinate, and/or because they are anxious. When it is late at night and you are tired, the law of diminishing returns kicks in; i.e., you stuff
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This note was uploaded on 12/05/2011 for the course MATH 111 taught by Professor Bang during the Fall '08 term at Emory.

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