When do I read the text?

For the science courses, this is totally up to the student and family. Some students find they do best when they read the text first before a lesson. Others like to use the text to study while preparing for the module exam. This lets them skim over what they know well and slow down with material they are still mastering. 

Chemistry is more of a problem-solving type of a course rather than a memorization oriented course. It is usually the first science course students take that is over 50% mathematical in nature. Re-reading is less helpful than practicing the problems to gain mastery over the units that go with each measurement, the equations needed, and how to get organized in tackling the solutions. 

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