the pre-algebra fiasco

by Kelli

I was a terrible math student. Everything took me longer to "get". I took pre-algebra in 7th, again in 8th, and once more in 9th grade. In 9th grade I had back surgery and was out of school for a couple of months. During that time I had a tutor who was an algebra teacher. He took me beyond the pre-algebra and got me started doing full-on algebra. With his one on one help, I really got it, and liked math for the first time.

I proudly took all my work to school with me my first day back. My teacher took one look at it, and declared that since I had not done "the assigned work", he could not give me credit for it. I got a D- that year in pre-algebra.

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Apr 07, 2011
Kudos to you Kelli!
by: Rakiya

Oh Kelli,

That really is a pre-algebra fiasco. I would have passed you regardless!

At least you are at the top of your game now with this excellent site ...move over everyone, Kelli is in the house.

Kudos to you!

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