Mastering Mathematics: How to Be a Great Math Student / Edition 3

Mastering Mathematics: How to Be a Great Math Student / Edition 3

by Richard Manning Smith
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Cengage Learning
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Mastering Mathematics: How to Be a Great Math Student / Edition 3

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!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780534349479
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Publication date: 01/20/1999
Series: Mathematics Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 240
Product dimensions: 6.04(w) x 9.01(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents

Preface 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 Classes--Notes and Textbook 6. How to Use Your Time Between Classes--Homework 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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