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Is there anyway to improve your Maths result and being great in Science subject?
Question Date: 2014-05-13
Answer 1:

Yes, definitely. There are several ways to improve your skills in math and science. Unfortunately it might take a bit of work, but you shouldn't let that get in your way. You have already taken the first step by asking this question!

The first thing I would suggest is to study hard and do extra practice. I know this can seem slow and boring, but it is really the best way to get good at math and science. Here are some tips on good study habits:

- Do all of the assigned reading in the textbook and if you need to, read extra sections to help you understand difficult concepts.
- Ask questions during class.
- Take notes.
- Start your homework early so you have time to ask questions if you need help.
- If you are having trouble with a certain topic, ask your teacher for extra problems you can do for practice.

However, if you are having trouble in your current math and science courses, it may be because of concepts from previous courses that you may have missed. I think this is one of the hardest problems to address because first you have to be able to identify where the gap in your knowledge is before you can fill it in. If you think that this might be your problem, please don't be embarrassed or worry that you are not smart enough. I know it can be scary to ask a teacher for help with a topic that they expect you to know already, but I promise it is worth it to ask for help. Asking for help on gaps in your knowledge will improve your understanding of concepts that you will continue to need to succeed in math and science.

Another thing that might help is tutoring because not only can a good tutor help you with concepts in your current courses, he/she can also help you identify and address weaknesses that are holding you back. Tutors usually have more time to give you personal help than teachers, but they can also be expensive so this may not be an option for everyone. You can check with your school to see if they offer tutoring.

My last piece of advice is don't worry about test scores, worry about understanding. I'm not saying this because test scores are not important, but because they are not enough. In order to be a scientist, you truly need to understand the math and science concepts that you are learning. Test scores are not always a good measure of true understanding.

Good luck, work hard, and don't be afraid to ask for help!

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