As soon as you set your foot in of 6^{th} standard, you are considered to be a student of Secondary School. The upcoming years are crucial to set your career path in the future and one must have an impeccable focus on their studies during these growth years. One of the subjects that seem to shock students once they reach 6^{th} standard is undeniably mathematics. Children either start to truly love the subject or completely detest it. However, if handled with the right attitude, one can make mathematics their best friend and score bucket loads of marks in the subject. We have come up with 5 simple tips and tricks to help you approach the subject from the right vantage point.

Practice Regularly
As clichÃ© as it might sound, but there is no other way to understand the underlying concepts of mathematics unless you practice with dedication. Do not think of it as a laborious session of doing sums; instead, think of it as a fun puzzlesolving challenge for you. Set a particular time every day when you seem to be at your most alert self and practice for a couple of hours.

Set challenges for yourself
At the very beginning of the year go through the number of chapters you have to prepare for the mathematics class 6 exam and decide how many chapters you have to finish every month. Set it as a challenge for yourself to do a little more than what you did the previous week or day. It could be in terms of the number of sums you do or the time you take to finish the sums. Remember that you are your own competition and you have to do better than yourself and not others.

Make a formula chart
Use a sheet of chart paper and write down the important formulas from every chapter in that one chart. Hang it in a place somewhere in your room and go through it every day even if it is for a few minutes. You can multitask by trying to go through the chart while brushing your teeth every morning and night or while you drink your morning or evening energy drink.

Take online help
The struggle is over for student who could not understand numbers or anything remotely related to it with the advent of the internet. Nowadays, you can find hundreds of tutorials and videos online in every language possible on each and every topic on mathematics. So, reap the benefit of modern technology as much as you can. Try to watch tutorials and read articles to understand a topic from your 6th class maths study material with utmost clarity before attacking it.

Tackle things stepwise
Most people do the mistake of rushing through the sum to get the answer. This not only leads to a higher number of mistakes but also gets one in the toxic habit of skipping steps which is one of the main reasons for getting your marks slashed in exams. When you work in steps, you tend to concentrate on one thing at a time which ultimately leads you the correct answer.
Follow these tips and tricks religiously to not only pass the exam with flying colors but also to build a strong foundation for the subject.