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#1 2012-06-06 03:13:02

Registered: 2012-06-06
Posts: 2

New here

Hello everybody,

I am new to this site. I am wondering if there is anybody out there that would like to help me in certain areas of maths. I am pretty good with multiplying, adding, subtracting and dividing, but have trouble with decimals and knowing how to work out the maths, also fractions. I also wonder if anybody can also suggest any other sites that would teach me maths as well as this one. So far I am finding this one rather good. I never really managed to try algebra at school, but, I read how to do the basics on here and did two sets of 10 lots of questions and got every single one correct. Find I can understand how to do it one way very easily, but actually don't understand the opposite way around of doing it for some reason.

If anybody feels like they would like to give some time here and there to help out it would be much appreciated, also if anybody can suggest some other sites to learn would also be very appreciative.



#2 2012-06-06 03:19:34

From: Bumpkinland
Registered: 2009-04-12
Posts: 92,919

Re: New here

Hi crated;

Welcome to the forum. If you get stuck doing a problem just post it in the "Help Me" section. There you will get help.

In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.

I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.


#3 2012-06-06 08:03:24

Registered: 2005-06-28
Posts: 16,065

Re: New here

Hi crated,

This is the right place.

Welcome to the forum!

Character is who you are when no one is looking.


#4 2012-06-06 10:23:49

bob bundy
Registered: 2010-06-20
Posts: 6,787

Re: New here

hi crated

Welcome to the forum!

I'm wondering if you found the forum but not the main Maths Is Fun site.

There's enough really good teaching material there to keep you busy for quite a while.

Personally I think the interactive stuff is best because you learn whilst actually doing and you get immediate feedback.

So I'd strongly recommend the decimals and fractions sections there.

And if something isn't clear then ask here on the forum.  smile


You cannot teach a man anything;  you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei


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