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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
My parents keep reminding me that I am very bad at mathematics. How do I convince them that I am still okay at math despite my limited knowledge in the subject?
 one year ago

ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
For example, I am being threatened that the internet would be cutoff for me if I don't qualify for http://brilliant.org summer camp (40 students) and if I don't stand in the top25 for an olympiad.
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I know that this is a very personal question... it might be closed. But how would I convince them?
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
And this is really not a joke.
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mathsloverBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Well what I do is just tell them what I did and they get convinced.
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Wish my life was as simple as yours.
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yrelhan4Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
well you will have to do some working yourself. tell them to take a couple of tests of yours! score good. problem solved! :)
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mathsloverBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Actually the parents notice the time period of your sitting i.e. concentration. If you concentrate yourself in studies and give yourself less break /limited then this will work.
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I don't know... my parents believe that I have been wasting time on the internet, even though my first question when I joined OpenStudy was, "what is factoring?".
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mathsloverBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I hope that you regularly give tests like olympiads and talent ones ?
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I can't seem to find it anymore. I think it got deleted.
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mathsloverBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Exams like olympiads give a chance to you to perform well and prove yourself... Have you given that?
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uriBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Show them your Os account and the blog? How much you help people. Here.
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KoikkaraBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
My parents doesn't care about studies at all.....then where to Convince them...?
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yrelhan4Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
well my dad used to take my test every alternate week. it worked for me back then.
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KoikkaraBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
he knows ur the laziest.....
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ParthKohliBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@uri My dad once saw a troll posting a question "2 + 2 = ?" on OS. Ever since, he thinks that OS is about newbies.
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KoikkaraBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
GUYS....Monday went on Tuesday 2 Wednesday and asked Thursday whether Friday has told Saturday that Sunday is a holiday. Have a Great Sunday...
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uriBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Now you can show him,your solutions,the testimonials you get,you're a Guiness chotto!
 one year ago

sauravshakyaBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
As far as I know U r very very good at maths.....
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UnkleRhaukusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
threats can be motivational;
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precalBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Parents always want the best for their children. Parenting methods vary. You should watch "Akeelah and the Bee" together it showed parents that put undue pressure on the top children..... http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0437800/ Good luck, try just communicating more with your parents. Teenagers tend to withdraw and not communicate. This is a great time to learn to have a civil conversation and learn to agree to disagree. Also show them advance problems that we solve in OS.
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