Mastering Mathematics: How to Be a Great Math Student / Edition 2by Richard Manning Smith, Richard M. Smith
Pub. Date: 06/28/1993
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Providing solid tips for every stage of study, Mastering Mathematics stresses the importance of a positive attitude and gives students the tools to succeed in their math course. This practical guide will help students: avoid mental blocks during math exams, identify and improve areas of weakness, get the most out of class time, study more effectively, overcome a perceived "low math ability," be successful on math tests, get back on track when feeling "lost," and much more!
Table of ContentsPreface to the Instructor. Introduction to the Student. How to Evaluate How Well You Study in Math Courses. PART I: MAKE A FRESH START. 1. How to Have the Right Attitude in Math Courses. PART II: MAKE SUCCESSFUL COURSE PREPARATION YOUR CONSISTENT ROUTINE. 2. How to Begin Before Your Math Course Starts. 3. How to Master the Course Using Four Major Steps. 4. How to Use Class Time Effectively. 5. How to Use Your Time Between ClassesNotes and Textbook. 6. How to Use Your Time Between ClassesHomework and Beyond. PART III: MAKE PREPARING FOR TESTS A SURE THING. 7. How to Aim for Perfection in Your Test Preparation. 8. How to Make a List of Topics That Might Be Covered on the Test. 9. How to Master Each Topic. 10. How to Be a Perfectionist When Preparing for a Test. 11. How to Take a Math Test. PART IV: MAKE USE OF THESE ADDITIONAL STUDY TIPS TO IMPROVE YOUR GRADE. 12. How to Cope with a "Difficult" Teacher. 13. How to Go the Extra Mile In Your Course Preparation. Conclusion. Appendix A: Study Habits Improvement Check. Appendix B: Recommended Books for Students.
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