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Really struggling [#permalink] New post 20 Aug 2011, 16:57
My maths is really bad and im struggling to get anything right, is there any book or guide someone can recommend that will help me. I struggle a LOT. I need basics

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Re: Really struggling [#permalink] New post 21 Aug 2011, 11:15
basics mean MGMAT
they start from the scratch.
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Re: Really struggling [#permalink] New post 21 Aug 2011, 20:26
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My maths is really bad and im struggling to get anything right, is there any book or guide someone can recommend that will help me. I struggle a LOT. I need basics

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For the very basic concepts, I suggest my students to try the following websites:
purplemath.com (very basic math concepts explained)
khanacademy.org (videos on math concepts)
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Re: Really struggling [#permalink] New post 21 Aug 2011, 21:10
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I am in the same boat and I found the Manhattan fundamentals of math very helpful. It's a supplemental book and it literally starts with the basics. It also didn't make me feel dumb and had loads of practice questions.
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Re: Really struggling [#permalink] New post 22 Aug 2011, 00:49
to be honest i didn't try other materials ( VeritasPrep ) but i was hearing it's also detailed and as well reputation as MGMAT
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Re: Really struggling [#permalink] New post 22 Aug 2011, 02:40
Okay I will go purplemath. Thank You
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Re: Really struggling [#permalink] New post 22 Aug 2011, 09:34
from my experience PurpleMath is an excellent source, but it's quite annoying to press links in order to march from subject to subject. they have a CD with all the internet material.
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Re: Really struggling [#permalink] New post 22 Aug 2011, 12:54
take it easy man! It's not like the end of the world

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My maths is really bad and im struggling to get anything right, is there any book or guide someone can recommend that will help me. I struggle a LOT. I need basics

Kudos to any good suggestion.
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