I Am Horrible At Math

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    I feel like a huge dumbass

    whenever I'm in some math class.
    deleted deleted
    Feb 22

    Man. Why does math have

    so many formulas it's ridiculous!!!!! Why can't it just be simple?
    MidnightDragons MidnightDragons
    16-17, F
    3 Responses May 27, 2015

    my dad got sick when I was younger

    so I neglected my school work and took care of him so now at 17 I don't know any math like multiplication or division and it's really embarrassing because I don't even know the simplest things.
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    Mar 7

    I suck at Math because I loved literature

    and poetry.I still remember struggling with it when I was studying accountancy,taxation and business statistics,lol. If only I had a Math teacher like Pietro Boselli,I would have aced mathematics,lol.The sexy Italian guy has been tagged 'world's sexiest math teacher', has a...
    sparklingdiva sparklingdiva
    31-35, F
    1 Response Mar 25

    Or at least I think I am,

    now. Ever since this new semester, all of my 'good grade' rep have been falling. I've been feeling horrible because I can't seem to grasp the material given to me. But, I mostly blame my teacher. He's young and new, doesn't seem the very confident in doing his own work. During...
    BB4082 BB4082
    22-25, M
    Jan 14

    A final exam tomorrow.

    . omg I really can't.
    Violetlolla Violetlolla
    16-17, F
    14 Responses Jun 8, 2015

    I was in my math class

    and my teacher decided to give a pop quiz. I knew right off the back I was going to fail the test. So for every question I wrote Jesus is the answer for everything. Right when my teacher started grading my test she literally got up from her desk and walked out the class room...
    justthatnormal justthatnormal
    16-17, T
    3 Responses May 9, 2015
    happyqueen666 happyqueen666
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 11

    I'm really bad at math

    and I have a math test tomorrow. I know that I'm going to fail.
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    3 Responses Jan 28

    I honestly feel like it's impossible

    for me to understand math, but this year I'm going to focus. I'm going to be so lowkey at school, I'm not even going to be hanging out with friends in class... I hope this school year will be good. 😊
    kianaleaf kianaleaf
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Aug 9, 2015
    Wisdomjay Wisdomjay
    18-21, M
    1 Response Mar 19

    math is like a monster i confess i secretly

    punch math books when no body is watching
    deleted deleted
    5 Responses Dec 31, 2015

    Dear math please find your own x

    and stop asking me y. I had enough of ur bullshit. You create your problems you find a solution stop making other people to find a solution for u. That's all thank you
    shikas shikas
    13-15, F
    4 Responses Jun 9, 2015

    To all of you who are "bad at math"

    but have good grades in every other category, you might want to look into getting checked for a learning disability in mathematics-if you do it may afford you many options to help you in school, i got separate testing, free tutoring, use of a calculation, and exemption from...
    HeyThereHeather HeyThereHeather
    26-30, F
    May 25, 2015

    Can someone help me, please?

    I'm struggling with Laws of Cosines. My teacher is a coach that doesn't care, he only gives us book work, and I really need help. I'd appreciate it so much!!
    curvycam curvycam
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Apr 9

    I used a calculator to count change back to

    customers while I was car hopping. This woman asked if I seriously needed it. I said "Yep." and I kept typing.
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Sep 10, 2015

    That awkward moment when subtraction gives you

    an anxiety attack... story of my life haha. But I managed to graduate with 60% in advanced math (pure math)... go me?
    tallyrae tallyrae
    22-25, F
    1 Response Feb 13

    me every math exam; whats this whats

    happening what are they doing why is there a letter arent we studying math what the heck
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    2 Responses Nov 22, 2015

    i used to be good at maths.

    but then i passed 1st grade.
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    1 Response Jan 3

    I'm studying right now

    and it's soooooo boring!!!! I hate math.....I guess I will just never learn it, it just doesn't interest me and I just don't ever get it , I really suck at math :/
    Ki123 Ki123
    22-25, F
    2 Responses May 17, 2015

    I don't hate numbers.

    Numbers hate me. #brainbleed 😝
    ObliviousSainte ObliviousSainte
    36-40, F
    1 Response Dec 31, 2015

    Definitely one of my biggest flaws.

    Not kidding, I'm really terrible at this. Up until now, at this age I was still instinctively using my fingers when I add or subtract, regardless whether it's about large numbers or not. Cracks everyone up all the time when I do that. Well... at least I can make people laugh...
    SparkofDecency SparkofDecency
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Apr 13

    My boyfriend is in Calculus.

    He showed me on of his homework problems.. I'm so glad my major doesn't need math like this. This was his problem: Suppose the interval [-4,-2] is partitioned into n=4 subintervals. What is the subinterval length delta x? List the grid points x0, x1, x2, x3, x4. What points...
    PsychGirl94 PsychGirl94
    22-25, F
    9 Responses Mar 25, 2015

    And I hate it more than anything else too.

    Well who the **** doesn't, right
    tobiii12 tobiii12
    16-17, F
    Feb 16
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    1 Response Feb 2

    If 2+2 =50 u should b able to exactly explain

    your system to me if not your system flawed and 2+ 2=4
    martinez1993 martinez1993
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jan 21

    Have a Finite exam coming up soon.

    ..😱😢😰😨 and I suck at math
    AliceAlice19 AliceAlice19
    18-21, F
    1 Response Feb 26

    In class: oh I totally get this!

    ! Home doing homework: I swear we didn't learn this.
    Nyx5 Nyx5
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Sep 21, 2015

    I wanted to be an astrophysicist,

    but I realized I am terrible at math. So I decided I wanted to be an architect, until I saw that they have lots of math majors. So nope. I ended up taking Fine Arts coz no math! woopee! But I had I kept failing Logic class -_-; Terrible. Now, I wanna learn to code, but my logic...
    deleted deleted
    3 Responses Feb 17

    Yes, part of the reason

    why I survived only two years and a semester in college. My major required more Math than I could handle! I probably would have flunked out anyway, but math did not help! Calculus! Failed it three times
    alabfan70 alabfan70
    22-25, F
    4 Responses Dec 6, 2015

    This Sums It Up ;-)

    "There are 3 types of people in the world: those who are good at math and those who aren't" Math, how I loathe you and your incessant  trickery..! *runs to curl up with psych*
    RedRubies RedRubies
    36-40, F
    25 Responses Jun 6, 2013

    the only time I'll ever use statistics is

    when I go to calculate the margin of error on my bathroom scale
    peaceinmiles peaceinmiles
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jun 14, 2015

    I got 19 correct answers over 20 questions!

    !!!!!!! Yay!!!!!! THIS IS A MIRACLE!
    EcstaticAgony EcstaticAgony
    22-25, F
    6 Responses Aug 8, 2015

    still waiting on the day i am gonna use this

    "y=mx+c" in a real life situation
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    10 Responses Jun 26, 2015
    jaquelynlupi123 jaquelynlupi123
    13-15, F
    4 Responses Jan 6, 2015

    I'm not good at Maths at all!

    ! I know simple Maths it might take me a while to work out but I get there in the end but every year the specifications and exams are changing basically life is changing so what I got taught in high school and the ways are completely different from now and it's confusing me!! I...
    PositiveStateOfMind PositiveStateOfMind
    22-25, M
    1 Response Mar 19

    A car pool always has 3 Chevrolets

    and 3 Fords available. One of these cars is selected at random, independently, eight weeks in a row. What is the probability that a Ford is chosen in exactly 5 out of eight weeks? Lol I suck at math and can't solve this
    AliceAlice19 AliceAlice19
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Mar 4

    how i see math: if you have 12 apples

    and i have 100 pens, how many french fries will fit in Mathew's mouth? pink because deer have antlers
    DemonsFreak DemonsFreak
    13-15, M
    3 Responses Aug 25, 2015

    yeah i feel really proud to say

    that i m horrible at math...i always have headaches before my math exams and without doubt my exams suck...even nowadays my papa sings along with me..."you don't know oh oh your math skills are terrible!!!!"
    safaabushra safaabushra
    13-15, F
    Jan 25

    I'm horrible at math I can't

    even draw a bar chart properly
    miamousley miamousley
    13-15, F
    6 Responses May 19, 2015

    I'm Asian! I'm supposed to be good with math.

    ... What's two plus two? Fml
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Jun 10, 2015

    So the UK government (according to the BBC) has

    said that children should learn their times tables by 11. That's just ridiculous. What about those able children? At least give them until noon!
    splashUK2014 splashUK2014
    46-50, M
    Jan 23
    CarverReturns CarverReturns
    22-25, F
    1 Response Mar 5

    when I realised that me "GOOD" in maths,

    I started to "LOVE" it..!!!!!!
    areekkara areekkara
    22-25, M
    Jan 25

    I used to get 0 marks in Maths.

    .. but best in other subjects... I think that was the fault of my maths teachers...
    RyanUrsa RyanUrsa
    26-30, M
    1 Response Apr 14

    I left public school to do online homeschooling,

    and with mine, I can choose to do whatever classes I want, whenever. It is 24/7 and goes for as many years as I need until I finish. I have been in it for 7 months and finished enough work to graduate almost 2 years early...but...I still haven't done my algebra. I knew this...
    deleted deleted
    4 Responses May 23, 2015

    Today, 2/24/15. I took a math test.

    For me, it was really hard. In some of the math problems it was really easy, but the rest were really hard and could not think about how to solve them, so I knew I had to guess at the point where I can't solve them. My 6th grade teacher once told me that if I can't solve a...
    Jgummy123 Jgummy123
    16-17, F
    6 Responses Apr 24, 2015
    DrowningInRed DrowningInRed
    1 Response Mar 28, 2015

    As my first post I will express how horribly

    horrible I am at math. In fact, I am 100000% I'm going to fail my math course even with both a tutor and study buddy. The best part of math? When the bell rings.
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    6 Responses May 27, 2015

    I suck at math I'm really dumb

    when I'm in math class I don't know what to do I'm always confused I wish I can be smart
    icecreamlove17 icecreamlove17
    16-17, F
    3 Responses Mar 25, 2015

    That moment when you're terrible at math,

    but somehow manage to ace a test.
    MisunderstoodGirl69 MisunderstoodGirl69
    13-15, F
    6 Responses May 16, 2015
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    4 Responses Mar 19

    It's like a very complex language,

    it can be confusing and messed up.
    Kugelblitz Kugelblitz
    13-15, F
    Feb 14

    Ahhhhh this picture is

    so true XD :c
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    2 Responses Feb 11, 2015

    I've literally had retake 9th grade algebra 3

    times T_T I'm on my 3rd try now.
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    1 Response Feb 16

    :-) I sometimes have troubles to sum 2+2,

    so when I hear how scientists used Maths to prove and know the laws that rule the Universe is like ...what...really...I feel like a completely fool. My God! Maths should be the most beautiful language in the world bc it can let you understand the main questions.
    mmorgam mmorgam
    41-45, F
    2 Responses Feb 5

    mathS MATHS!!Not math.

    In English it is MATHS.It is everything I wanted to say.
    Mikhail221099 Mikhail221099
    18-21, M
    2 Responses Jan 1

    In third grade I was diagnosed with dyscalculia.

    I was put in to the special education class but I never got any help. Now I'm older, and throughout most of my time in high school I've had no support and it's made a big impact on my life. I'm in the lowest set for maths at school and I never get above an E. I need to get a C...
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    8 Responses Jun 28, 2015
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    1 Response Jan 4
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