\bf My Advice to a New Math 175 Student:
My Advice to a New Math 175 Student:
The first day of class you should review all of your algebra skills and
really focus on functions. If you had a hard time understanding
during algebra, you're going to have a really hard time in this course.
Functions are extremely important in Math 175. Although homework is
collected, you must attempt to do it every night. There are quizzes
week, so if you get behind on homework you're going to lose easy quiz
points. Quiz points add up and can really hurt your grade. If you
try to do your homework every night it's easy to get lost fast. If you
absolutely cannot attempt your homework one night, make sure you make
time to catch up the next night. Time goes by really fast and before
know it it'll be time for an exam. If you don't understand something,
have to get help. It doesn't get easier and the more time that passes,
farther behind you get. Read the book before the subject is discussed
class. Then re-read it after it's discussed in class, especially if
feel like you don't understand it. Ask questions if you don't
Don't wait and expect someone else to answer the questions you need
answered. Even after you get an exam back, review the problems and try
work them out so you get the correct answer. Everything is cumulative
it's important to learn the stuff that you didn't understand, even
exam. The most important advice I can give is to remember that the
exam is cumulative. Try to get everything into your long term memory.
can't learn a semester full of calculus in one week.
Jillian, Accountancy Major
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