I am a sophomore in high school and have heard about how great and majestic math is, so I decided to get a piece of the action. However, I struggle to see the "great and majestic" part (though I really am trying). Granted, math isn't my strongest subject (it could be said that it's my weakest), so I've been perusing the internet for some math help that teaches conceptually not procedurally, for I've heard the former is much more fascinating and will help me get a better grip on the subject. That leads me to another point: I don't understand the "whys" of mathematics. For instance, I know that the lattice method of solving multiplication works, but I have no clue as to the "inbetween." Now that I'm learning things such as various quadratic formulas, the problem has gotten much worse.