Math is a subject that is needed more than one may think. However, when the subject of mathematics is brought up it induces anxiety. It brings about more anxiety than any other subject does. Math anxiety is a common form of anxiety that is experienced by most students. According to an article in Encyclopedia Encarta, anxiety is defined as " emotional state in which people feel uneasy, apprehensive, or fearful." Several different things can bring on
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problems can be avoided. "You don't have to be a genius to do mathematics. All you need is confidence, persistence, and taste for hard work..." Tobias.(12).
Tobias, Sheila. Overcoming Math Anxiety.New York: Norton, 1994
Zaslavsky, Claudia.Fear of Math: How to Get Over It and Get On With Your Life.New Jersey: Rutgers University Press, 1994