One of the most common mistakes people make in math is not following the order of operations correctly. You can end up with several different answers if you don't do the operations in the order that is needed. Here is a great way to remember that order
PEMDAS. If you can remember this, it will help you systematically solve order of operations problems. What does it mean? This tells you what...
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When working with my math students, I find that they get intimidated very quickly by lots of words or lots of numbers. Also if it has a radical, they shut down very quickly. I try to help them by having them write down everything they already know about
the problem. When they realize how much information they already have, the problems don't seem as daunting to them. ...
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