# What are expert mathematicians saying about students facing difficulties to solve math problems?

*by Jordan Wilson Academic Writer*

When
it comes to solving mathematical problems, students say “Please **solve my math problem**” either to their
parents or someone who provides professional writing assistance. This is the
request of all students irrespective of their academic level.

Asking
for assistance is very common, especially when students have to do their math
homework. They look for **homework helpers**
who can finish the papers fast. Therefore, students do not have to rack their
brains and solve the sums.

Saying
‘please **solve my math problem’ **does
help students to get a complete homework paper. But it never helps to understand the lesson. As
a result, students do not perform well during the exams because they do not
know how to solve the sums.

Addressing
the issue that students find difficulty in solving math problems, expert
mathematicians have expressed their views and also stated a few steps that will
help students to overcome the difficulties.

**Overcoming the fear**

Experts
have identified that the primary reason why students find it difficult to solve
math problems is that they have a fear of the subject. They fear to do math
problems because they think they might get it wrong. The result is, students,
do not want to do the math homework or assignments. Instead, they look for math
help online where they can hire a writer who will complete the papers.

**Practice for perfection**

Experts
have given the solution to overcome the fear in students. The solution is to
practice solving math problems over and over again. Students can start
practicing the sums or problems given at the end of each chapter. Later, they
can start solving problems from other math books. Only then they can solve the
sums or problems perfectly.

**Find a good guide**

Experts
have identified one mistake that most students make with math. They never
approach the teachers or professors when they cannot solve a problem. The primary
reason for doing this is that students fear that professors might scold or
humiliate them.

However,
students need to find a good guide who has a lot of patience and a cool mind. The
person can be a parent, professor, senior or any other person who has a good
hold on the subject.

Experts
have also explained that finding a good guide is necessary. Students basically need
to understand the approaches that they must take to solve a sum or address a
problem, the applicable formulas, the step-by-step process to explain the
solutions, etc.

Only a
good guide can explain these things to the students properly. Moreover, a good
guide never gets irritated even if the students ask to explain the concepts more
than once. Instead, he helps the students to solve any math problem
confidently.

**Identifying the objective of the problem**- Students must identify what kind of solution the problem is
asking for. They must find the prompts that state the objectives.

**Drawing diagrams**- Students
must draw diagrams as it helps to visualize the data that is given in the
problem. Doing this simplifies the problem and makes it easy to understand.

**Breaking the problem into parts**- Students must break a problem into small parts when too
much information is to be processed. This will help students to solve the problems
easily.

**Making
a formula chart**- Students must make a formula chart and
list all the math formulas. However, it is essential for students to know the formulas
by heart.

** **To
conclude, these are a few steps stated by math experts that the students need
to follow. These steps will help them to overcome the fear and difficulties
that they face while doing mathematics.

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