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 If math intimidates you, math tests may give you anxiety. Still, you should know that there are a few ways to overcome said anxiety and take your math tests effectively. To learn what these are, continue reading.

How to Take Your Math Tests Effectively

The first step is studying for your math tests. To be successful at it, you will need to study little by little, practice every day, and try to understand math (instead of just memorizing it).

If math tests give you anxiety, use relaxation techniques that can calm your nerves. For example, you can turn to meditation or exercise. If you're feeling nervous while you're taking the test, take deep breaths in and be confident in your abilities.

Of course, you should also prepare your supplies for the test. If you'll need a calculator, a pencil, a ruler, an eraser, or a crib sheet (if your teacher allows you to have one), keep it ready to be used.

If you had to memorize a few formulas for your test, write them out on it as soon as you get it. This will liberate some brain space that you can use to focus on the math problems.

It's important that you understand the test that was given to you. That's why you should read it thoroughly (instructions, questions, possible answers, and more) before answering. If you have any questions about it, ask your teacher as soon as possible.

If you want to be time-efficient, answer the easy questions first. This will get them out of the way and will give you more time to focus on the complicated problems.

Speaking of being time-efficient, if you're stuck on a problem skip it for now. Mark it down so you're reminded to come back to it once you've finished the rest of the test.

Being time-efficient is important, but know that answering in a rush can lead to avoidable mistakes. That's why you should work slowly but surely.

Answering properly is especially important in math tests since the teacher wants to know the process you used to get to your answer. That's why, aside from answering as instructed, you should keep your answers organized and legible.

Last but not least, always review your test thoroughly before handing it in (if you have time). While you review, read the whole thing again (instructions and all), search for mistakes, and make sure that you answered every question.

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