For some students tackling mathematics it can be a difficult proposition. It can come easy to some students but for many grasping the concepts involved takes time. There are a number of activities which struggling students can undertake to help in their knowledge of the subject.

- find examples of problem solving
- get physical with your mathematical problems
- highlight the key points in the problem
- be physically fit and mentally relaxed
- work through old examination papers

The beauty of the Internet is that today it's far easier to access almost unlimited resources when it comes to doing your math homework. What you need to look for are examples of problems which are to be solved. You obviously need to find activities which are related to the aspect of maths you are studying at present. And by locating them either through textbooks or with websites, you give yourself an opportunity to work through a wide range of problems.

It can be a good thing for your thinking if you use illustrations or simple diagrams in tackling various mathematical problems. Don't be afraid to doodle or draw on the paper. It not only breaks you out of the monotony of simply looking at figures and symbols, it also frees up your thinking and give you a visual approach to the problem.

It's a good idea to spend time in preparation for tackling the problem by reading the question over and over again and highlighting the various points. When you're satisfied you have all the key issues to be considered, only then should you begin to solve the problem.

It's so much easier to tackle your maths homework when you are fit and well. If you're not sleeping well, if your diet is poor and if you are unwell you are making the task of completing your homework all that much harder. A healthy mind and a healthy body improve your chances of being an effective student.

While you can never second guess what type of questions there will be in your upcoming mathematics exam, it's always easy to obtain old examination papers. Get as many as you can and work through the questions as diligently as you can. By creating the same situation as you might encounter in the exam, you turn your homework into a true learning experience. This also helps your homework.