Do You Have Math Anxiety?
A Self Test
Rate your answers from 1 to 5; add them up and check your score below.
(1) = Disagree, (5) = Agree.
 I cringe when I have to go to math class. 1 2 3 4 5
 I am uneasy about going to the board in a math class. 1 2 3 4 5
 I am afraid to ask questions in math class. 1 2 3 4 5
 I am always worried about being called on in math class. 1 2 3 4 5
 I understand math now, but I worry that it's going to get really difficult soon.1 2 3 4 5
 I tend to zone out in math class. 1 2 3 4 5
 I fear math tests more than any other kind. 1 2 3 4 5
 I don't know how to study for math tests. 1 2 3 4 5
 It's clear to me in math class, but when I go home it's like I was never there. 1 2 3 4 5
 I'm afraid I won't be able to keep up with the rest of the class. 1 2 3 4 5
CHECK YOUR SCORE:
4050 Sure thing, you have math anxiety. Check my 10 hints on how to reduce
math anxiety.
3039 No doubt! The thought of doing math still makes you uneasy.
2029 Perhaps!
1019 Wow! Possibly a math major in the making!
Math anxiety is an emotional reaction to mathematics based
on a past unpleasant experience which harms future learning. A good experience learning mathematics can overcome
these past feelings and success and future achievement in math can be attained. 
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