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How to Study Mathematics: Effective Study Strategies for College and University Studies, 1/e

Peter Schiavone, University of Alberta, Canada

Published March, 1998 by Prentice Hall PTR (ECS Professional)

Copyright 1998, 78 pp.
ISBN 0-13-906108-8

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A recommended workbook for students entering first-year mathematics courses. Also useful as a stand-alone study aid in math resource centres. This self-paced workbook presents the most effective techniques for maximizing performance in mathematics courses. The techniques themselves are sufficiently general to be applicable to all mathematics courses (in particular, algebra, geometry, trigonometry and calculus) for introductory college and university students, and senior high school.


Outlines a study approach that will help students make the transition to studying mathematics at college or university.
Details how to maximize performance in examinations: everything from preparing for and writing the exam to dealing with “exam- anxiety.”
Provides detailed solutions to all problems and examination questions.
Reveals the study habits of the most successful students.

Table of Contents

    1. Introduction.
    2. Before the Course Begins—Getting Ready.
    3. How to Be Effective During Your Mathematics Course.
    4. Procedures for Effective Problem-solving.
    5. How To Be Successful In Examinations.
    6. Other Resources.
    Summary of Effective Study Strategies.


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