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I Stink At Math

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    Algebra Is Evil :o - Once upon a time there was a girl who was given a book titled 'Algebra One'. She started it. Three times. Each time only getting halfway through before she had...
    jularia12 jularia12 16-17 Sep 17, 2010

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    Funny Lesson - i sat down when the teacher said :whats x2+x4 i thought and replied:more fingers then i can be bothered to count
    anotheryou anotheryou 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 2, 2011

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    Mental Block - I am so intimidated by the subject of math that I would make my husband (big math geek) check my son's math homework for fear that I wouldn't know the right answer...
    terrys1girl terrys1girl 46-50, F 1 Response Jan 22, 2009

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    If Words Were Spelled With Numbers Instead Of Letters I'd Be Illiterate - Wouldn't be able to spell "math" or "help" for that matter. Wouldn't be able to read or type or even play...
    luvlymi luvlymi 56-60, F Nov 21, 2011

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    Math Has Ruined My Life. - Everything that has went wrong in my life I can honestly blame on math. It took my almost perfect ACT score and turned it into remedial city. I...
    cantdomath33 cantdomath33 36-40 Jan 7, 2013

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    I Was So Ashamed. - My dad was a Civil Engineer and used a lot of it in his job. I remember seeing all these formulas and numbers n his blueprints... He was fantastic at Math. ...
    dolcelina dolcelina 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 6, 2009

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    I Hate Math - Stupid Algebra, stop making me looking for your X, she is not coming back and don't bother looking for Y either.
    TinaFeyforever TinaFeyforever 26-30, F Feb 20, 2013

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    Huh??? - Okay, I can count well and budget my money good. But other than that, complicated equations leave me lost! :-o I would say I'm only good to up to 6th grade math...
    deleted deleted 26-30 7 Responses Jan 23, 2009

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    Math... What Is That ? -   I suck at math , and algebra, and calculus and everything that has to do with numbers. I can balance my checkbook and make calculations about how...
    underconstruction underconstruction 41-45, F 2 Responses Oct 23, 2009

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    I Have No Career! - Since I was 17,  I've been wringing my hands about what I wanna be when I grow up.  I'm 49.  I still don't know.  Everything I think of gets...
    Mathophobia Mathophobia 46-50 May 13, 2009

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    Man I Hate Calculus!!!!!!! - I always struggled a little but calculus straight killed me. It really confused and frustrated me. I used to buckle down and study every night and 10...
    Lostsoul22 Lostsoul22 22-25, F Mar 13, 2010

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    In Countless Ways - 1. I argued with one of you in here that I am 34. Huh. It took YOUR math to show me I'm REALLY 33!  2. I believe 1+1= 3 or more! See: 1...
    emerald emerald 36-40, F 5 Responses Jan 26, 2009

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    Not Uneducated. Self-enducated. - If someone held a gun to my head and said, "DO LONG DIVISION OR I'LL BLOW YOUR BRAINS OUT!" I'd be really...
    velosapien velosapien 31-35, M 1 Response Jan 22, 2009

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    Maths - i've always been totally crap at maths,i hated it at school.even now i have to use the calculator on my phone to work out sums,.....what a dummy!
    clayantony clayantony 41-45, M 2 Responses Jun 28, 2009

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    Math Moron. - I am a math moron. Ever since grade 4 (when multiplication started) I struggled with math. I just can't do it. In high school I failed grade 9 and 10 math and had to...
    IMPogueMahone IMPogueMahone 46-50, F May 24, 2013

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    Math Is My Worst Subject In My Whole Life, Always Failed At It - Through out my life so far through grade school & high school I always sucked at math no matter what I always felt...
    jdoggs jdoggs 16-17, M Aug 15, 2011

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    Used To Be Good Then It Went Downhill - When I was in junior school I was really good at maths and the second I went into secondary school it all went downhill and I think I know...
    dalv2011 dalv2011 26-30, M May 18, 2012

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    2+2=7! - Ok, I'm not THAT bad. I can add, and subtract.  On a good day, multiply and divide.  But no alegbra, no fractions, no word problems, nothing.  Got it...
    ChristineJones ChristineJones 31-35, F 2 Responses Jun 25, 2010

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    Yes I am...and I've always run away from it. BUT I'm finally dealing with it head on and grabbing math by its horn :P Ever since I remembered...math didn't come easy to me...It...
    surrealreality surrealreality 31-35, F 6 days ago

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    Actually, I'm not challenged, being an engineer. BUT, one of my experiences is that I love to help people. So I figure the best way to help people is to help them with math...
    magicengr magicengr 36-40, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I had four tests in a row in math today and it sucks. My math teacher caught me talking and made such a big deal out of it. OMG I hate math!!!!
    nitemarez nitemarez 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 24

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    Can someone just lend me a shoulder right now. And just listen to me explain how hard all of this math work is? Like literally geometry, and especially trigonometry. I should be...
    Yogurtree Yogurtree 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 6

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    Honestly, math is useful, I get it. But math is also really stupid because it makes people like me look like uneducated fools. Seriously, why did I sign up for Trig./Pre-Calc? My...
    agirlwithcurlyhair agirlwithcurlyhair 16-17, F 4 hrs ago

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    I suck at Math and I hate it. I used to get F's in high school. Now in college I'm getting C's in Math. That's a big improvement for me!
    ThinkingIsBeautiful ThinkingIsBeautiful 26-30, F Mar 18

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    Yea... I'm quite depressed eventhough how hard I tried.. maybe I didn't try hard enough but Maths is just not my thing.. I dunno.. I tried to find it fun but it's absurd. Maths is...
    BenzitaMckinley BenzitaMckinley 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 29

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    My sister and I we were the same age 13 and we were wrestling like off wwe my sister she was strong she pushed me in to the corner and then she took down her panties and stinkfaced...
    smurfy117169 smurfy117169 13-15, M 1 Response Apr 7

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    Math is definitely not my cup of tea. No not at all. I just really don't see the use.
    TealMarie TealMarie 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I ain't to bad at English but I struggle with math Sometimes science
    Tomboyali13 Tomboyali13 13-15, F Mar 25

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    I wouldn't say I hate math because I'm sooo not good at it. :/
    lovelycee lovelycee 16-17, F Mar 25

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    The term "fractal" was first used by mathematician Benoît Mandelbrot in 1975. Mandelbrot based it on the Latin frāctus meaning "broken" or "fractured", and used it to extend...
    Kaddath Kaddath 41-45, M Apr 5

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    Here's your math joke for the day: Q: What do you get if you cross a mountain climber with an elephant? A: You can't cross them, a mountain climber is just a scalar
    BlueSpirit86 BlueSpirit86 22-25, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Help! I really suck at math, any of you want to post your answer below?
    hopecatcher hopecatcher 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    math is a waste of time. my teachers never tell me what are we gonna use it for. I must know when it's gonna be important.
    VictoriaHall VictoriaHall 13-15, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    Does any teenage girl want their feet to be licked and smelled upon? If you do, please email me. I'm a senior in high school, seeking high school girls
    Jacob4545 Jacob4545 16-17, M Mar 24

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    I have a trig assignment and I'm so doomed , anybody want to help?
    dreamsandmagic dreamsandmagic 13-15, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    step no. 1: write down the problem step no. 2: cry
    yaysandwich yaysandwich 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 19

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    Whoever thought it would be a good idea to decide that society should operate off of equations and number was a really cruel and sadistic person.
    KeithPrice94 KeithPrice94 18-21, M Mar 22

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    I took my third exam in my calculus test last night. I really need to meet a high grade in order for me to be exempted in the final exam. Ugh, I know, I did not do well since I do...
    m00nshine m00nshine 16-17, F Mar 26

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    I had a teacher that made an impact in my life when I was a junior in high school. Obviously I had huge crush on him but that really didn't matter. He was the first. Make to...
    yourjustamemory91 yourjustamemory91 18-21, F Mar 28

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    And it's starting to worry the heck out of me
    baseCharlie baseCharlie 18-21, M Apr 2

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    Kaddath Kaddath 41-45, M Apr 5

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    just thinking of it makes me want to kill myself
    celine211 celine211 13-15, F Apr 5

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    😐.... HAHAHAHAHAHA no I don't.
    MixedLesbian MixedLesbian 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Oh Yeah And Btw.... So remember that new professor I have that I think my professor is jealous of? Well I think I have a slight crush on him now lol. I only have 3 more weeks at...
    pnktiger09 pnktiger09 18-21, F 2 hrs ago

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    I was diagnosed with ADHD since I was 6. My parents refused to give me any meds, so I struggled at school pretty hard. This is my first year of university, and even though I...
    whiplash95 whiplash95 18-21, M 40 mins ago

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    This time I was very reckless and I paid dearly for it. Since I won the coin toss I usually take to determine my fortune for the night if I go skunk-chasing, I decided to go for it...
    Tybron Tybron 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 25

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    Ich habe immer gedacht, dass Golfen nur ´was für reiche und zynische Menschen ist, die der Welt nur zeigen möchten, wie stinkreich sie doch sind.Naja, ich bin...
    sherylbryant004 sherylbryant004 26-30, M Apr 7

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    (This is more of a rant than a experience but oh well...) Especially in class. ._. My maths class would have to be the worst. ******* girls blabbing, talking and back chatting the...
    HydroChronexia HydroChronexia 13-15, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    I looked at my progress report for math and it said 65-69 i never failed math or even got close this is horrible i really dislike my teacher i always was so good at math 90+ now I...
    crazyyes crazyyes 22-25, F Mar 26

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    Can someone please take their time to read this? Its long, 8 pages but it explains a lot about the situation I am currently in. I think a lot of people could relate to this if they...
    elugo12345 elugo12345 18-21, M Apr 1

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    It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose attention is the only thing you want in the world. That's always the situation for me. It also seems like I have crushes on chicks...
    elugo12345 elugo12345 18-21, M 1 Response Apr 1

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    Please someone take their time to read this, I feel like a lot of people can relate to this. I put a lot of thought into this. It sucks when you're ignored by the person whose...
    elugo123456789 elugo123456789 18-21, M Apr 1

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