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## Literature Review On Poor Performance In Mathematics

poorly taught in elementary schools and ultimately mathematical performance remains down to mark leading towards lower ability of individuals in accordance with their actual abilities [10]. Students, particularly girls run away from mathematics. This difficulty reaches at its peak when it is taught by un-qualified and non- professional teachers.

The idea of poor performance in mathematics is critical, as most students who leave school with poor performance in mathematics cannot compete effectively in the job market with others who have performed well. The views on this poor performance are many and valid. Some are centred

II. Review of Related Literature It is evidently seen that there is poor performance in mathematics among senior secondary school students as shown in figure 1 above. The causes of this problem are many and cut across all stakeholders in education. In other words, the causes of poor performance in mathematics among senior secondary school

IV. LITERATURE REVIEW The review of literature on the causes of poor academic performance in mathematics the world over was done in line with the stated objectives and this assisted the researchers to gain an insight into the situation of mathematics and pupils’ performance worldwide. Literature review helped in the identification of some gaps