It is to your benefit to show as much of the work as
the problems that have several steps involved.
Make sure that you read the directions carefully,
believe how many points get taken off math tests for people not
Pace yourself. You do not have to be the
first one done
to do well on the test. Do not panic if there is still time left
to take the test and others are turing it in. Sometimes that
they do not know the material and left some of the answers blank.
Do not worry about anyone else but yourself.
Don't rush through a problem.
Another thing that
math teachers take points off for are careless mistakes made by people
that rush through a problem. When those students get their tests
back, they bonk themselves on the head at some of the things that got
wrong, things that they knew how to do.
Check your answers. If you have time, go
back and check
Remember to breathe!!!! I know some of you
are scared to
death at the thought of having to take a math test of any kind.
you guys, try to relax and don't forget to breathe. (Even if you
aren't scared to take a math test, it is probably a good idea to
remember to breathe, I wouldn't want you to pass out during the
test). If it feels like your brain has left the building during
just close your eyes and breathe in and out and in and out and your
Good luck on your test. If you are taking a
math test soon,
don't panic, you are going to do great!!!