CBSE 2019: 6 steps to overcome the fear of Mathematics for Class-10 students
Mathematics is always a challenging subject for many class-10 students, as it involves vast syllabus, formulae, and different concepts.
However, mathematics is not difficult; it is important and scoring subject which requires a thorough understanding of concepts and practice.
The CBSE class-10 mathematics exam is just a few weeks away and it’s time for the preparation. Ediginite offers tips to get rid of your math phobia.
Tips for class-10 students to overcome fear in Mathematics
Students can follow these steps and come out from fear of maths
1. Understand what topics you need to cover and get your doubts cleared
To overcome the fear of maths, students must have a clear understanding about the syllabus and know the concepts they have to cover, then decide how to dedicate time for practicing by considering their difficulty level.
They shouldn’t be afraid to ask their teachers or friends for clearing their doubts, it enhances their understanding of a particular concept.
2. Mathematics is all about thorough understanding of concepts and practice
It is very important for students to have a regular study after school to practice the math problems taught in the class the same day when the concepts are still fresh in mind. This would help students absorb the concepts better.
A clear understanding of the concepts by a thorough practice and memorizing different concepts is always essential for class-10 students.
3. Good grip on basics helps in understanding advanced concepts
Students should focus on syllabus, learning and mastering one topic at a time before going to the next topic. This would be helpful for students because most concepts build upon the previous concepts. If students don’t get a good understanding of basics, they may struggle with advanced concepts which causes fear of the subject.
To avoid confusion, students should focus on NCERT textbooks and understand core concepts rather than referring advanced books.
4. Do not skip any topic while learning mathematics
While learning math concepts, students might get stuck on any topic or don’t understand the concept. In such cases, instead of skipping the topic and moving to the next, students should seek help and get their doubts cleared.
5. Make a strategy to convert a weakness into strengths.
While practicing mathematics, class-10 students must identify their weak areas on which they have to focus and practice more.
Students can also note their weak topics and prepare a strategy for a thorough and regular practice. They should also have a study plan and need to find a way to cover all the topics while preparing a schedule for math.
6. Learn from mistakes and get success in maths
The importance of practicing mathematics cannot be emphasized enough.
The more students practice, the easier the math concepts become. Students must solve previous papers and take mock tests to get an idea of the actual CBSE maths exam.
Students must analyze their performance regularly. They should compare their mistakes with the correct solutions, understand the mistakes and ensure not to repeat them.
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