
Author  Message 

Zedap Gunnery Sergeant
Posts : 400 Join date : 20091221 Age : 20 Location : South West England (Cornwall)
 Subject: Algebra Exam help Thu Apr 05, 2012 2:52 pm  
 I know this is a really unusual thing to ask on a clan website but I have an Algebra exam coming up soon after Easter and I find Algebra really hard, I know everyone does but I find Algebra REALLY hard, my teacher never helps me and leaves me behind in class, my friend I sit next to puts me down at every opportunity and never helps me so yeah im on my own to pretty much learn the topic its self. I have already got a C in my number exam (almost a B) and I want to get at least an over all C so I can take part in my desired IT courses at college. Does anyone know any useful/effective ways I could learn/revise Algebra? Im kind of desperate here. I would really, really appreciate any advice. 

 
NinjaPenguin. First Sergeant
Posts : 1784 Join date : 20110823 Age : 19 Location : Lincolnshire, UK
 Subject: Re: Algebra Exam help Thu Apr 05, 2012 3:28 pm  
 Do you have any older siblings, or parents that are kinda confident with algebra? Peer help is a very helpful way to revise algebra. If not then you can look online for stuff. If it's past papers you need then http://www.emaths.co.uk/ helps a lot. Just find the right section.
Anything in particular you're unsure about? Or is it just algebra in general? I suppose you're sitting your GCSE's at this time then. 

 
VerTeZ Private 1st Class
Posts : 38 Join date : 20120329 Location : Poland
 Subject: Re: Algebra Exam help Thu Apr 05, 2012 3:36 pm  
 You also might ask your teacher or some friend for some afterlessons help? Also check this website:http://www.algebra.com/ I found it pretty useful. You just write the calculation and it will simplify it and solve it. Also read about it in your Maths Textbook always helps a bit. Hope i helped 

 
jester860 Master Sergeant
Posts : 2399 Join date : 20110529 Age : 25 Location : Central
 Subject: Re: Algebra Exam help Thu Apr 05, 2012 3:58 pm  
 Don't you have a book for the class? 

 
Deathdealer96 Gunnery Sergeant
Posts : 3230 Join date : 20111028 Age : 21 Location : Lancashire, UK
 Subject: Re: Algebra Exam help Thu Apr 05, 2012 4:45 pm  
 Feel free to ask me questions mate I will probably get an A* in maths (not bragging) 

 
jester860 Master Sergeant
Posts : 2399 Join date : 20110529 Age : 25 Location : Central
 Subject: Re: Algebra Exam help Thu Apr 05, 2012 4:54 pm  
 Calculus BC? 

 
Outlaw Corporal
Posts : 386 Join date : 20120317 Location : The midwest
 Subject: Re: Algebra Exam help Thu Apr 05, 2012 4:56 pm  
 I did help people out in my squad when I was in the Army. Had a few that were still in High school. I usually helped them through push ups.... right answer = no push ups, wrong answer = wishing your arms would just fall off already. Although I did make it through Algebra the only way I really did was study from the book and online until I was utterly sick of the entire subject. 

 
gatecrasher Lance Corporal
Posts : 86 Join date : 20120327 Age : 27 Location : Portsmouth,UK
 Subject: Re: Algebra Exam help Sat Apr 07, 2012 10:10 am  
 google algebra questions and answers online you be surprised what you find in google search everything you need is practically in google trust me on that 

 
Mega Max546 Gunnery Sergeant
Posts : 2556 Join date : 20110513 Age : 21 Location : The Shadows
 Subject: Re: Algebra Exam help Sat Apr 07, 2012 10:25 am  
 Tell me the type of algebra you are taking and what you find difficult bro I will help. 

 
Zedap Gunnery Sergeant
Posts : 400 Join date : 20091221 Age : 20 Location : South West England (Cornwall)
 Subject: Re: Algebra Exam help Sat Apr 07, 2012 10:52 am  
 I didn't realise so many of you guys had replied I appreciate it, I find the lower grade stuff hard and as the grades go up it gets easier for me to a certain extent, makes sense doesn't it? xD 

 
ApplesausGoblin Gunnery Sergeant
Posts : 1531 Join date : 20120318 Location : North Dakota
 Subject: Re: Algebra Exam help Sat Apr 07, 2012 10:53 am  
 I'm in the exact same boat as you, just study hard and keep studying. Do problems out of your book and go in for extra help before of after school if you can and ask questions. I don't like algebra either! 

 
Zedap Gunnery Sergeant
Posts : 400 Join date : 20091221 Age : 20 Location : South West England (Cornwall)
 Subject: Re: Algebra Exam help Fri Sep 14, 2012 4:48 pm  
 Just wanted to thank you guys, I almost got an A and felt I should thank you. 

 
Trister First Sergeant
Posts : 2966 Join date : 20110502 Age : 40 Location : MA, USA
 Subject: Re: Algebra Exam help Fri Sep 14, 2012 5:13 pm  
 Wow this was a while ago! Great to hear you passed, congratz. 

 
vanhoucke Captain
Posts : 2136 Join date : 20100805 Age : 29 Location : Belgium
 Subject: Re: Algebra Exam help Sat Sep 15, 2012 6:27 am  
  Zedap wrote:
 Just wanted to thank you guys, I almost got an A and felt I should thank you.
Awesome! Sorry I didn't reply to this topic at the time. I'm quite familiar with mathematics.. If you ever need help again, don't hesitate to post something
Congrats! 

 
Zedap Gunnery Sergeant
Posts : 400 Join date : 20091221 Age : 20 Location : South West England (Cornwall)
 Subject: Re: Algebra Exam help Sat Sep 15, 2012 11:14 am  
 Thanks guys 

 
MisfitDipper Corporal
Posts : 369 Join date : 20120730 Age : 27 Location : 'Merica
 Subject: Re: Algebra Exam help Sat Sep 15, 2012 11:40 am  
 i dont know if its to late but the website, http://www.khanacademy.org/ is a really helpful website made by this guy. he made it to like help his niece study, so he uses videos and has just tons of them in almost every subject. even algebra. hope it helps. 

 
GoldFusion Staff Sergeant
Posts : 1352 Join date : 20111202 Age : 21 Location : Alberta, Canada
 Subject: Re: Algebra Exam help Sat Sep 15, 2012 8:11 pm  
 yea i use that website too, pretty neat about how you get rewards when you watch his videos. 

 
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