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No, I am not. I'm like, dyslexic when it comes to math, and it's honestly embarrassing. I tried everything in school to get better at it -- and while I was a bit stubborn with some things, I did try. Some teachers got through to me (there was one, actually, in elementary school... amazing.) but a lot of the others.. I don't know. Not that that matters, because I did learn from them. I really did. But those skills didn't carry through to my life now. I cannot understand numbers or math or anything, at all. It's not something I'm proud of. I wish I understood math how everyone else did. But I do not, at all.
Yes, I was always good at math.
My research is very applications-oriented. I suppose it's more that I do certain types of calculations over and over, and don't have to revisit math outside of this very often. I am also an experimentalist, so do not get into the sort of theoretical development, or even simulation and modelling, that some of my colleagues do. My calculations support experimental design, are validated/refined using experimental results, and then used to design devices.
I have tried, but have never passed a calculus class. I once gave up on math. Now, I work with numbers in a job that I mostly taught myself how to do, and am decidedly not failing. Far from it. It wouldn't be the only example of a skill I've picked up better alone than under supervision.
Yes. It's not effortless however. I have to pay attention and study.
I don't like math it frustrates me, thus I don't do well with it