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Help Organizing Math Problems

  1. Jan 28, 2014 #1
    Most my life I have had a very unsteady hand. As a result have used that as an excuse to do very messy and unorganized work. I have gotten away with it, but now in Calc 2 it would be really nice if I could go back over my work and actually know what it was that I was doing. I would like to know if there is a universal way to show the work for a math problem and what that is; I would also like to know if anybody else has had this problem and if anyone has any advice they can offer me.

    I feel like it important to note that I will always have an unsteady hand. I suffered a very serious break to my wrist when I was younger and my writing has really suffered.

    I am not sure if it important but I am only 16 and a junior in high school. This was never something the public education system ever taught.

    I really want this problem fixed before I go off to college so I can be a better student, and so I don't have to be embarrassed to show others my work.
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  3. Jan 28, 2014 #2

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    Why not rewrite it once you solved it? That's what I did in graduate school - worked the problem out on scratch paper and transferred it to looseleaf afterwards.
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