Educational Methods and Theories

# Why is math so difficult?

###### Wiki User

###### 2014-03-12 22:26:53

It is not really. If well taught, by someone who knows and loves

the subject it is simply wonderful. It can be viewed at different

levels - like any subject - some are easy and some will test the

cleverest people.

## Related Questions

###### Asked in Algebra

### Why do so many students find math so difficult?

Some students can find math difficult because it requires
abstract thinking. Some people deal better with concrete concepts.
This is why some math problems are presented as word problems.
Math is difficult for some because you must imagine things,
without having physical objects to look at and understand. People
who do bad with algebra often do very good with geometry, since you
can SEE what you are trying to solve.

###### Asked in Calculus

### What is the most difficult math subject?

For many people, Calculus is the most difficult math subject.
But it really depends on what is easier for you. For example, some
people who are excellent at Calculus still have trouble with basic
algebra.
Calculus has long been considered the most difficult math
subject. For younger kids algerbra is also very difficult to
learn.

###### Asked in Math and Arithmetic

### How does engineering use math as a job?

Math (or maths) is not a job and so engineering does not use
math as a job!
Math (or maths) is not a job and so engineering does not use math
as a job!
Math (or maths) is not a job and so engineering does not use math
as a job!
Math (or maths) is not a job and so engineering does not use math
as a job!