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Some food for thought...

Many people say that they are "bad at math," but in reality very few people are. Typically, when people say that they are "bad at math," they are really just "anxious about math." In other words, it's not that the mental capacity to do mathematics isn't there, it's just that it's unavailable because it's being used for anxiety. Anxiety is a problem that can be conquered, whether by self-help or other techniques to control or reduce anxiety or be able to focus better, by practicing and improving so that you don't feel that you're going to do poorly, or by other methods. So, why not give it a try?

If you doubt that a many people think they are "bad at math," see this link: In a New Survey, Americans say, "We're Not Good At Math".