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November 1st, 2014, 01:38 PM   #1
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How do you approach learning new concepts?

Hi all,

I apologize if it's already been covered before. I'm not doing as well as I should be in Calc II. I don't necessarily love my professor or some other things, like my school and work load, but I am mature enough to realize that they have absolutely nothing to do with my grade/progress. I just started on sequences and series, and it's pretty new to me, with not everything making the most sense yet.

I wanted to see how you guys approached learning new concepts. I don't necessarily just want to hear only from 'A' students, but it would help if your approach lent itself to getting good results. Also, I get that different approaches work better for different people. I hope that this thread isn't out of place here.

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I wanted to see how you guys approached learning new concepts.
Understanding the concepts first, and then, torturing ( ) my self with a lot of exercises.

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Just Calc II?
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I'm not doing as well as I should be in Calc II.
Calc II is a very hard class, don't feel bad for having a hard time. Many of us here (self included) had trouble with it.
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