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7 Easy Ways to Learn Math: Tips, Techniques and Guides

Updated on May 2, 2020
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Mr. Bernido is a Master of Arts in Mathematics Education and a licensed professional teacher. He is pursuing PhD MathEd in Bicol University.

7 Easy Ways to Learn Math: Tips, Techniques and Guides

Mathematics is a subject that every student cannot avoid in their academic life. Starting from preparatory school, basic education, and intermediate education to tertiary education-Mathematics is always part of the curriculum. But how can you really learn mathematics easily? Are there ways to learn mathematics like a pro? What are the easy ways to learn math? Well, if you are looking for the answers on these questions; you are in the right article. Eureka!

This article would give you tips, guides and ways that you can do to learn math easily. Many students ask how to study math to get good results, and so after reading this you can now share to them techniques on studying math.

How to Easily Learn Math?

1. Stay focus and attentive.

Many students failed to focus and forget to become attentive during math class. One way to easily learn math is to listen carefully to your teacher. Once your math class has started, make sure to copy significant concepts and examples. These would help you in reviewing your math lessons. If concepts are not clear to you, don’t hesitate to ask your teacher politely. In this way, your teacher can provide emphasis on the concept or provide another example for you to grasp the lesson.

2. Understand the concept.

Memorizing a certain process in an example won’t help you achieve good results in math. It is advisable to understand the concept and how the process is done or used to get the desired results. This would not only save you from failing an examination but would also give you a deeper learning on math concepts.

3. Keep practicing and solving.

Listening to the teacher or reading some notes on any math lessons won’t give you a 100% guarantee to get good results in math. Math is a subject which requires drills, and solving problems. Take note that there are many ways to solve problems, thus it is better if you know more than one way to solve or answer a problem so just in case you forget one, you wouldn’t leave an item unanswered because you have another way to do it.

4. Check for mistakes and errors.

It is good if you practice rechecking your answers. Once you are done solving a problem, don’t forget to revisit the process you’ve done. This method would keep you from errors that would make the entire solution wrong. Keep in mind that in mathematics, one wrong input or one wrong step would lead you to erroneous results. Hence, do not forget to check for errors in your solutions.

5. Share your knowledge and teach your classmates.

Don’t you know studies show that it is easier to recall things when it shared to other? You are likely to remember things once you do it than just reading and listening to it. In mathematics, it would be an advantage to you if you act like a teacher, and become a tutor. By sharing your knowledge on certain math lessons, you are making your chance of getting good results in math higher; why, because you are not just sharing but still practicing and performing drills on math activities.

6. Create organized files of answered Math problems/concepts.

Creating organized files of answered math problems would help you anytime you want to have a review on your lessons. This would help you also to easily look for solutions to new problems related to your previous answered problems. In times of examination, you would not go back to reading books and taking notes if you really did create these files of answered problems and math concepts. Hence, there is easier access anytime, anywhere.

7.Study in a place conducive to learning.

Many students are easily distracted when studying. If you are one of them, it is advisable for you find a place convenient for you to study; a place away from any distraction. This would help you have more concentration on solving math problems.

Now that you know already the techniques, tips, and ways to easily learn math, don’t forget to practice those 7 easy ways in getting good results in any math examinations. Don’t forget also to relate and connect mathematics in real-life situations. How can you do this? Try to comment down below.

© 2020 Ryan Bernido

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      Jimmy Bio Jr 

      2 weeks ago from Tabaco City, Albay, Philippines

      That's quite a lot of things to learn. I hope students find ways to love Math.

    • FoodforThoughtPH profile imageAUTHOR

      Ryan Bernido 

      3 weeks ago

      It's a quite hard question, sir Jimmy. Someone has to appreciate first the value of a thing to be able to see its importance. Another, a thing that makes someone happy and motivated is a thing easy to appreciate. If you are a student, you have to look first the beauty of mathematics and it's value to you. With that, you'll start to engage yourself in it which soon develops love your towards it. There many ways to appreciate math—you can do it through arts, nature, architecture or games.

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      Jimmy Bio Jr 

      3 weeks ago from Tabaco City, Albay, Philippines

      As a student, how do I do it on my own?

    • FoodforThoughtPH profile imageAUTHOR

      Ryan Bernido 

      3 weeks ago

      Hi sir Jimmy. Thanks for asking. As teachers, we can develop the love for mathematics by giving our students the best experience inside the classroom setting—fun, engaging, meaningful and relevant activities.

    • Jimmy Bio Jr profile image

      Jimmy Bio Jr 

      3 weeks ago from Tabaco City, Albay, Philippines

      How can we develop the love for Mathematics?

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