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Taking notes in a math class is different in some ways from taking notes in other classes. Your teacher will make a lot of use of the chalkboard. Be sure to write in your notes all of the steps your teacher uses to solve a problem. If your teacher writes equations and formulas, write these in your notes as well.

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Rewriting Class Notes

The best way to be certain that your class notes are complete and accurate is to review then in the evening while the information that was covered in class is still fresh in your mind. At this time you should rewrite your notes. As you do this, correct any errors, fill in any gaps, and add additional information as appropriate. Here are some tips to consider when you rewrite your class notes.  
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Predicting Test Questions

An effective way to study for tests is to predict the questions that will be on the test. Predicting test questions will help you to focus on the most important information to know going into the test. The key to predicting test questions is to identify the most likely sources of information from which your teacher will construct test questions. Read on for tips to further help you accurately predict test questions.
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Free Study Tip The most important thing is to understand every single thing that you have to study. Understanding helps you connect with your studies. It also helps you to remember what you study for a much longer period. So, question anything you don't understand until you gain understanding.
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Another free Study Tip Write things you need to know.
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