An Analysis of Secondary School Students' Difficulties in Mathematics at Tehsil Timergara
Keywords:Students approach, mathematical difficulties, Higher secondary school students, Concept of Math, Pakistan
This study aimed to investigate the mathematical challenges experienced by secondary school pupils. The primary inquiry for this study was "how do secondary school pupils in Tehsil Timergara feel about mathematics?" Students in 9th and 10th grades from six different high schools in tehsil Timergara, district Dir lower, made up the study's populations. One hundred and thirty students were chosen using a multistage cluster sampling approach. A questionnaire was used for data collection, prepared on a five-point Likert scale. After establishing the validity and reliability of the research instrument, the data was collected from the sample population. The data were analyzed using percentage, mean score, and chi-square tests. Findings indicated that most students are unable to understand the concepts taught during math Class and show no interest in math Class. Students have weaknesses in math basics as a reason for not understanding math. And they have no access to/knowledge about the latest trends and learning tools for solving math problems, they are not regularly practicing math problems. Based on these findings it was recommended teacher should understand the concept and important of mathematics and focus on the primary classes in mathematics to strong their basic, and access to/knowledge about latest trends and learning tools of solving math problems. Students are trying regularly practicing math problems, while answer questions considering it logic, schools provide sufficient facilities and math Laboratories. Students do not show negative attitude towards mathematics. Schools have culture of asking questions and of asking questions and group discussion.
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