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**Lahbennett84****Member**- Registered: 2013-04-09
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Hiya!

Well i just joined this site to help me with some Maths, Im 28 with no qualifications and decided i want to be a youth worker, I went to see a careers advisor at my local college and she helped me loads. We looked at which degree I would need after completeing college and i would need a GCSE c or above in math and english, I have no GCSEs so have enrolled in college to complete that first before i can do Humanties and social science for a year leading to Community and Youth work at univerisity for three years.

Im hoping that this sit can help me along the way. I am totally rubbish at maths my 9 year old sone is better than me and if i dont get at least a level two in my pre tests before i can do my GSCE course i wont even be able to do the course i will have to do a brush up course first so i hope that i can brush up with this site that the careers advisor have gave me to help me

thank you

hope to meet some new friends while im learning!

well best get off and start learning my times tables

Lynne xx:P

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**berliner****Member**- Registered: 2013-04-02
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Hi Lahbennett84;

Welcome to the forum! I'm here from a short time but I understood that this forum is full of qualified people ready to help anyone (including me). I'm sure you'll enjoy this forum

Mathematichs is the queen of sciences - C. F. Gauss

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Hi Lahbennett84l;

Welcome to the forum.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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**Lahbennett84****Member**- Registered: 2013-04-09
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Maths is not fun

i cant even do decimals

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**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
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Sure you can. Have you looked at the pages over here?

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?Combinatorics is Algebra and Algebra is Combinatorics.**

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**berliner****Member**- Registered: 2013-04-02
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Some parts of math are fantastic, like fractals, but in my opinion also Euclidian geometry is awesome. To address these arguments we must learn some boring and important rules. Aniway, in this forum there are a lot of people ready to help.

Mathematichs is the queen of sciences - C. F. Gauss

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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hi Lynne,

**Welcome to the forum.**

Some people join the forum without discovering the main site

There are loads of really good teaching materials there, including some interactive things for you to try.

And many members of the forum will help when you get stuck on a topic.

GCSE is my speciality. I'm old enough to remember when they invented the exam.

So just ask.

Bob

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

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**ShivamS****Member**- Registered: 2011-02-07
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Hello and welcome to the forum.

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**mathgogocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
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Lahbennett84 wrote:

Hiya!

Well i just joined this site to help me with some Maths, Im 28 with no qualifications and decided i want to be a youth worker, I went to see a careers advisor at my local college and she helped me loads. We looked at which degree I would need after completeing college and i would need a GCSE c or above in math and english, I have no GCSEs so have enrolled in college to complete that first before i can do Humanties and social science for a year leading to Community and Youth work at univerisity for three years.

Im hoping that this sit can help me along the way. I am totally rubbish at maths my 9 year old sone is better than me and if i dont get at least a level two in my pre tests before i can do my GSCE course i wont even be able to do the course i will have to do a brush up course first so i hope that i can brush up with this site that the careers advisor have gave me to help me

thank you

hope to meet some new friends while im learning!

well best get off and start learning my times tables

Lynne xx:P

HI!

Hey.

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**Lahbennett84****Member**- Registered: 2013-04-09
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Can some one please help me, im trying to learn long division.

on one of the worksheets its 11 divided by 1012 no matter how many times i do long division i just cant get the right answer. can someone show me how to do it and simplify it all so i can understand how the answer is what the answer is please?

thank you

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**bob bundy****Moderator**- Registered: 2010-06-20
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See your other post in help.

Bob

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