Watch and Learn

Professors Noah Smith and Miles Kimball say that, barring extreme cases, there's no such thing as a magic good-at-math gene.

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Experts Say Math Skills Aren't Genetic, They're Hard Work

Top Tips for Help with Math

There are many reasons why people study mathematics and they gain a range of different benefits from doing so. For some, it provides a means of achieving greater understanding and insight into the physical world around them. For others, it is the social world of people and their concerns that is most in focus and of greatest interest. For some, doing mathematics is about sharing in an age-old human activity.

For others again, it is curiosity about the inner, individual worlds of imagination and possibility. Maths everywhere by OpenLearn is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

Enhance your Learning

Using the fundamentals of set theory, explore the mind-bending concept of the "infinity of infinities" -- and how it led mathematicians to conclude that math itself contains unanswerable questions.

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How big is infinity? - Dennis Wildfogel

Enhance your Wellness

Knowing when you could use some extra help demonstrates self-awareness and maturity. Seeking support is courageous! Learning about and paying attention to our mental health is as important as for our physical health. Learn more about mental health and signs of mental illness here: http://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/.

For more wellness resources, see https://services.viu.ca/counselling/health-wellness-resources.

Student Support Areas

Math Learning Centre

Help With Math and Statistics

Help with Math and Statistics

Supports to help you with spreadsheets, graphs and calculations

Value for Me?

Math can be hard. Why struggle? Getting help at that right time can ease your stress and make you a more confident student.

Technology Integration

Visit the National Libray of Virtual Manipulatives

Try a calculator at Math.com

Use Wolfram|Alpha to calculate an answer

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