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{"id":1171194,"type":0,"block_id":"Moony_52_1369597209","theme_id":30,"user_id":406161,"path":"Top-10-Strategies-to-Improve-Your-Math-Grades-Moony_52_1369597209","title":"Top 10 Strategies to Improve Your Math Grades","pubtitle":"Top 10 Strategies to Improve Your Math Grades","tags":"","public":true,"publicAccess":true,"private_link_enabled":0,"thumb":"https://s3-eu-west-1.amazonaws.com/infogram-thumbs-200/Moony_52_1369597209.jpg","width":550,"copyright":"Copyright notice","properties":{"publishType":0,"transparent":false,"rtl":false,"export_settings":{"showGrid":true,"showValues":true},"whitelabel":false,"embed_button":"enabled","title_link":"infogram","custom_logo":"infogram","custom_link_url":"","embed_button_text":"Share","decimal_separator":".,"},"elements":[{"type":"particle","particle_id":16013350,"object_id":"729bb346-eaab-11e4-a037-7b5f270fdca9","particle_type":"maintitle","picture":null,"text":"Top 10 Strategies to Improve Your Math Grades","content_type":"","title":null,"shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":1396489,"object_id":"Moony_52_1369597209","particle_type":"quote","picture":null,"text":"\"Many students and parents ask for pointers and techniques to best learn \nMath. Here is my top-10 list which applies to any level of Math.\"","content_type":"","title":"Connor Moulsdale","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":1396562,"object_id":"Moony_521369597693","particle_type":"bodytitle","picture":null,"text":"1) IF YOU DON'T UNDERSTAND SOMETHING, FOCUS ON MASTERING THAT TOPIC \nBEFORE MOVING ON TO THE NEXT TOPIC.","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":1396566,"object_id":"Moony_521369597737","particle_type":"bodytext","picture":null,"text":"The first strategy to improve your math mark is to be sure that you are mastering the basics of each specific unit before going on and attempting to learn the more difficult aspects of that unit. Example: mastering multiplication before attempting squaring.","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":1396651,"object_id":"Moony_521369598441","particle_type":"bodytitle","picture":null,"text":"2) Work example problems and check your answers to gain practice with \nevery lesson.","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":1396665,"object_id":"Moony_521369598508","particle_type":"bodytext","picture":null,"text":"The second strategy to improve your math mark is to fully solve examples and to completely solve each question and to not move on until you have a full grasp on the concept. Example: checking the back of the textbook to ensure that you have solved the question or problem properly.","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":1396743,"object_id":"Moony_521369599227","particle_type":"bodytitle","picture":null,"text":"3) When beginning to work a Math problem, do not \"map out a path \nfrom problem-to-answer\" in your head before writing anything down.","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":1398019,"object_id":"Moony_521369614159","particle_type":"bodytext","picture":null,"text":"The third strategy to improve your math mark is to go through a math question writing down the answer step by step, and not just solving it \"in your head\" first. Example: trying to solve a bedmas question in your head, and you accidentally mix up the order of operations.","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":1398052,"object_id":"Moony_521369614542","particle_type":"bodytitle","picture":null,"text":"4) When you study and do homework, try to find a quiet place to do it.","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":1398058,"object_id":"Moony_521369614579","particle_type":"bodytext","picture":null,"text":"The fourth strategy to improve your math mark is to study/do your homework in a quiet place without distractions. You may think that listening to music helps you study, but in reality, it distracts you. Example: If you are listening to music while reading a word problem, you may not fully understand the question, as your brain is not 100% focused on the reading.","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":1398110,"object_id":"Moony_521369614993","particle_type":"bodytitle","picture":null,"text":"5) If someone asks you for help, try to explain the topic to them as best \nyou can.","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":1398115,"object_id":"Moony_521369615024","particle_type":"bodytext","picture":null,"text":"The fifth strategy to improve your math mark is to help someone who asks for help, and explain it too them to best of your abilities. In helping someone by explaining things to them ","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":1398197,"object_id":"Moony_521369615633","particle_type":"bodytitle","picture":null,"text":"6) Never, ever work math problems in pen.","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":1398201,"object_id":"Moony_521369615662","particle_type":"bodytext","picture":null,"text":"The sixth strategy to improve your math mark is to never, ever, EVER write in pen. writing in pen is bad. Very, very bad, Example: you write a long question on a unit test in pen, and notice it's wrong and you don't have white-out, so you run out of space to finish the question.","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":1398241,"object_id":"Moony_521369616039","particle_type":"bodytitle","picture":null,"text":"7) Try to use a mechanical pencil with separate eraser, if you \ncan.","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":1398250,"object_id":"Moony_521369616073","particle_type":"bodytext","picture":null,"text":"The seventh strategy to improve your math mark is to use a mechanical pencil, as well as a separate eraser, Mechanical erasers provide cleaner lines and a more comfortable feel, and a good, separate eraser makes for easy erasing, where as a cheap eraser just smudges your your work, and just makes life more difficult. Example: you are half way through writing your exam with your wooden pencil, and your hand begins to crap causing you to make a mistake, and you go to erase it, and your cheap eraser smudges the page ruining your work.","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":1398316,"object_id":"Moony_521369616857","particle_type":"bodytitle","picture":null,"text":"8) Keep your solutions neat and line-by-line.","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":1398317,"object_id":"Moony_521369616887","particle_type":"bodytext","picture":null,"text":"The eighth strategy to improve your math mark is to keep your work neat, and show each step on its own line. this allows you to get full marks for showing all the steps, and its also makes it easier to mark for your teacher. Example: If you have a factoring question worth 4 marks, be sure to show 4 steps for full marks.","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":1398370,"object_id":"Moony_521369617365","particle_type":"bodytitle","picture":null,"text":"9) Don't work problems very late at night.","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":1398382,"object_id":"Moony_521369617404","particle_type":"bodytext","picture":null,"text":"The ninth strategy to improve your math mark is to do your work in class or right after school, and not late at night. When you do your work late at night, you tend to rush through it and make stupid mistakes. Example: you work on a word problem late at night, and you rush through reading it and you get the whole question wrong.","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":1398418,"object_id":"Moony_521369617887","particle_type":"bodytitle","picture":null,"text":"10) If the problem lends itself to it, draw a picture of the problem.","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":1398422,"object_id":"Moony_521369617919","particle_type":"bodytext","picture":null,"text":"The tenth and final strategy to improve your math mark is to draw out the question. to answer the problem easier, you can draw a picture to represent the problem. drawing the picture will help you see what step is next.","content_type":"","title":"","shrink":null},{"type":"particle","particle_id":1398451,"object_id":"Moony_521369618141","particle_type":"quote","picture":null,"text":"Remember, there is no silver bullet in learning Math. 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