To be proficient in math you need to have:
Conceptual Understanding: a solid grasp of math concepts, operations, and relations
Procedural Fluency: carry out math problems flexibly, accurately, and efficiently
Strategic Competence: formulate, represent, and solve problems
Adaptive Reasoning: think logically, reflect, and justify your solutions
and most importantly….
Belief in yourself!
Every student can learn, not always in the same way or on the same day