Math Study Skills Workbook 4th edition

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Paul D. Nolting
Publisher: Cengage Learning

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  • Chapter 1: What You Need to Know to Study Math
    • 1.1: Why Learning Math Is Different from Learning Other Subjects
    • 1.2: The Differences Between High School and College Math
    • 1.3: Why Your First Math Test Is Very Important
    • Review (10)

  • Chapter 2: How to Discover Your Math Learning Strengths and Challenges
    • 2.1: Variables Contributing to Student Academic Achievement
    • 2.2: Your "Learning Diagnostic" for Math Class
    • 2.3: Measuring Your Math Study Skills
    • 2.4: Reflecting on Your Affective Attributes
    • 2.5: How to Improve Your Math Knowledge
    • Review (12)

  • Chapter 3: How to Reduce Math Test Anxiety
    • 3.1: Understanding Math Anxiety
    • 3.2: How to Recognize Test Anxiety
    • 3.3: The Causes of Test Anxiety
    • 3.4: The Different Types of Test Anxiety
    • 3.5: How to Reduce Test Anxiety
    • Review (10)

  • Chapter 4: How to Improve Your Listening and Note-Taking Skills
    • 4.1: How to Become an Effective Listener
    • 4.2: How to Become a Good Notetaker
    • 4.3: The Seven Steps to Math Note Taking
    • 4.4: How to Rework Your Notes
    • Review (10)

  • Chapter 5: How to Improve Your Reading, Homework, and Study Techniques
    • 5.1: How to Read a Math Textbook
    • 5.2: How to Do Your Homework
    • 5.3: How to Solve Word Problems
    • 5.4: How to Work With a Study Buddy
    • 5.5: The Benefits of Study Breaks
    • 5.6: Using Online/Computer Resources to Support Learning
    • Review (11)

  • Chapter 6: How to Remember What You Have Learned
    • 6.1: How You Learn
    • 6.2: How to Use Learning Styles to Improve Memory
    • 6.3: How to Use Memory Techniques
    • 6.4: How to Develop Practice Tests
    • 6.5: How to Use Number Sense
    • Review (10)

  • Chapter 7: How to Improve Your Math Test-Taking Skills
    • 7.1: Why Attending Class and Doing Your Homework May Not Be Enough to Pass
    • 7.2: The Ten Steps to Better Test Taking
    • 7.3: The Six Types of Test-Taking Errors
    • 7.4: How to Prepare for the Final Exam
    • Review (10)

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Group Quantity Questions
Chapter 1: What You Need to Know to Study Math
1.R 10 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008 009 010
Chapter 2: How to Discover Your Math Learning Strengths and Challenges
2.R 12 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008 009 010 011 012
Chapter 3: How to Reduce Math Test Anxiety
3.R 10 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008 009 010
Chapter 4: How to Improve Your Listening and Note-Taking Skills
4.R 10 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008 009 010
Chapter 5: How to Improve Your Reading, Homework, and Study Techniques
5.R 11 001 002 003 004 005 005.alt 006 007 008 009 010
Chapter 6: How to Remember What You Have Learned
6.R 10 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008 009 010
Chapter 7: How to Improve Your Math Test-Taking Skills
7.R 10 001 002 003 004 005 006 007 008 009 010
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