Volume : VIII, Issue : II, February - 2019

Attitude towards Mathematics and Achievement of the Student in Mathematics among Secondary Schools.

M. D. Khadeerullah Khan

Abstract :

Study of Mathematics at secondary level is the foundation stage of Higher Education. Every secondary school student should study mathematics as a compulsory subject so that he/she gains a basic quantum of Mathematical knowledge as a part of general education. In the present study data have been collected from secondary students through questionnaire and their attitudes have been compared. Attitudes towards are the important determinants of academic success and achievement. In order to succeed in a subject, positive attitude towards a subject is a necessary prerequisite. The main purpose of the study was to measure relationship of attitude towards mathematics with academic achievement of the students in mathematics among 8th and 9th class secondary level students. Sample of the study consisted of 800 students out of which 400 were boys and 400 were girls. A 60–item questionnaire was self developed in the light of available literature on the subject and adaptation of another instrument, Academic achievement was measured by the marks obtained by the sample in their recently held examination in mathematics in their school. The obtained data were analyzed and interpreted using statistical tool of correlation coefficient. The result show that boys differed in their mathematical achievement from girls. Boys achieved better results as compared to girls

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ATTITUDE TOWARDS MATHEMATICS AND ACHIEVEMENT OF THE STUDENT IN MATHEMATICS AMONG SECONDARY SCHOOLS., M.D.Khadeerullah Khan PARIPEX - INDIAN JOURNAL OF RESEARCH : Volume-8 | Issue-2 | February-2019


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