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Tips to Improve Math Skills?

  1. Nov 29, 2011 #1
    I want to be better at math. I'm not horrible, but I'm not great either. I want to be able to calculate things fast and with accuracy.

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  3. Nov 29, 2011 #2
    Do the exercises.
  4. Nov 29, 2011 #3
    Math as in arithmetic? There are many tricks in to computing stuff fast, but I don't think it is worth knowing. You can ask Google for that.

    If you are referring to math as in not arithmetic, then follow BloodyFrozen's advice.
  5. Nov 30, 2011 #4


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    Think about math. Read what other people are working on, and what stuff is out there. Communicate with other researchers (may not necessarily be mathematicians but people working on it, and that can include engineers/physicists/computer scientists/natural scientists and so on).
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