My last semester at the University of Prince Edward Island I was taking a Mathematical Economics course. We were taught all kinds of crazy and awesome mathematical equations.
As with most my math courses, I struggled. Between writing all the notes down and understanding it all, I was blown away.
Then at night I would come home and read this really horribly written text book which didn't help.
I needed a new way to learn, a new way to understand. One part I struggled with was the Definite Integral. I went to extra math help and got some help with some other equations but I wasn't always available when the math help was open. I needed another way. I hired a tutor which in the end seemed like we reviewed things very similarly to how we went over them in class. This didn't work.
Determined to pass, I went to google and typed in one of my mathematical equations and sure enough a video from MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology) came up. The youtube video was of a class being taught the particular equation. I was curious to find out what else is out there. So sure enough I went to youtube and typed in a couple equations and voila. Awesome explanations of how to solve the mathematical equations I struggled with.
The youtube user patrickJMT offered easy to understand videos which I watched and learnt how to do the said equations.
Heres an example:
My exam scores increased big time. Things were no longer difficult and thanks to youtube and patrickJMT it helped me understand math.
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