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July 15th, 2013, 01:45 PM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Jul 2013 Posts: 4 Thanks: 0  Hi, I'm New
Hi, I have recently registered for Math forum to gain knowledge of numeracy and also help my education in maths. I'm a more "english" guy but I struggle more than anything on maths. (I was poorly educated in the subject and didn't learn anything in numeracy). My plan is to scan through the forums and look in the threads to help me get better and also ask for help if i get stuck on something. (Well..as a last resort.. My best friend can do maths at a level 3 grade) That's what i have for now.. 
July 15th, 2013, 03:01 PM  #2 
Global Moderator Joined: Nov 2006 From: UTC 5 Posts: 16,046 Thanks: 938 Math Focus: Number theory, computational mathematics, combinatorics, FOM, symbolic logic, TCS, algorithms  Re: Hi, I'm New
Welcome! What level are you at? Are there any kinds of math you enjoy, or feel you're good at? What's your favorite kind of dessert? 
July 15th, 2013, 03:07 PM  #3 
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That's a really good questions actually... Where am I... I have been good a probability in the past, Division sometimes, Partitioning, Adding and Subtracting. Some which i struggle the most are Algebra (that's not surprise for everyone) and square numbers... :P Maths is the case so that means i will have a novel full of topics I struggle on.. 
July 15th, 2013, 03:23 PM  #4  
Global Moderator Joined: Nov 2006 From: UTC 5 Posts: 16,046 Thanks: 938 Math Focus: Number theory, computational mathematics, combinatorics, FOM, symbolic logic, TCS, algorithms  Re: Hi, I'm New Quote:
 
July 16th, 2013, 08:38 AM  #5 
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All of them. It takes a long time to get me to memorize something...

July 16th, 2013, 08:44 AM  #6  
Global Moderator Joined: Nov 2006 From: UTC 5 Posts: 16,046 Thanks: 938 Math Focus: Number theory, computational mathematics, combinatorics, FOM, symbolic logic, TCS, algorithms  Re: Hi, I'm New Quote:
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Can you solve for x? Can you solve for x? Can you plot ? Can you find the inverse of ? etc.  
July 16th, 2013, 09:19 AM  #7  
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July 16th, 2013, 09:55 AM  #8  
Global Moderator Joined: Nov 2006 From: UTC 5 Posts: 16,046 Thanks: 938 Math Focus: Number theory, computational mathematics, combinatorics, FOM, symbolic logic, TCS, algorithms  Re: Hi, I'm New Quote:
 
July 16th, 2013, 09:59 AM  #9 
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Can you solve for x? Nope Can you solve for x? Nope Can you plot ? Nope Can you find the inverse of ? Nope 
July 16th, 2013, 10:09 AM  #10 
Global Moderator Joined: Nov 2006 From: UTC 5 Posts: 16,046 Thanks: 938 Math Focus: Number theory, computational mathematics, combinatorics, FOM, symbolic logic, TCS, algorithms  Re: Hi, I'm New
So you need a prealgebra course. You might try, for example, https://www.khanacademy.org/math/arithmetic https://www.khanacademy.org/math/algebr ... toalgebra You can also use https://www.khanacademy.org/exercisedashboard to explore topics. Unfortunately I don't know much about this level of instruction. In hopes of finding people bettersuited to address your question I've moved it to the Learning and Teaching Math forum. 