Algebra, Trigonometry, Calculus, Advanced Mathematics

- I'm horrible at math problems.
- My brain just doesn't work this way.
- I'll never get it.
- I'm just not a math person.
- No matter what I try, I feel like I'll always be lost.
- Everyone around me gets it.
- My teacher must think I'm dumb.
- I'm afraid my math grades will bring down my overall GPA.
- I never get the right answer.
- When will I ever need to use trigonometry/calculus/algebra again?
- I don't understand the significance of learning algebra.
- I just don't like math.
- I'm way better at [insert subject]. Why should I waste my time on something that I'll never understand?
- When will I actually apply these skills to real life?

- Why do you think you're not a math person?
- You're a smart individual. What makes you think you can't learn this?
- Math is about making mistakes and learning from them. Don't be afraid to make a few errors as you're learning.
- I'm here for you if you need help.
- Arrange a meeting with your teacher to go over the parts that you are having the most trouble with.
- A lot of people think math is scary, but I know you'll get it. If you ever have doubts, just remember all the times you didn't understand something, but are now an expert.
- If you want to study and learn with someone, let me know. I'm looking to improve my math skills as well.
- What are the things you like about math?
- Are there areas of math that you like more than others?

- You'll never get it.
- Some of us just aren't math people.
- Ugh! I hate math, too.
- Math is just hard. Don't worry about not getting it.
- I know plenty of people who aren't good at math.
- Calculators are everywhere nowadays, so don't worry about not being able to do this type of math.
- I don't know why it's so hard for you. Just work harder, or get a tutor.
- You know the basics; you'll be fine.
- Just do enough to pass. You'll never use this stuff again anyway.
- I don't understand why you don't get it. It's so easy!

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