# Do not understand algebra

I am feeling like I am out of options.

I am taking college algebra for the second time and I still have zero idea what I am doing. I have tried many things including:

- Study groups

- Private Tutors

- Academic Success Center at campus

- Math lab at campus (countless hours)

- Youtube

....the list goes on.

I love Khan Academy. I am a science major and love learning so much; however, I cannot seem to get a grip on algebra. I do not understand the concepts, the rules, or solving the equations. I feel like it shouldn't be this hard! If I can learn biochemistry, finding molarity, or balancing chemical equations, I feel like I should be able to learn this, but I cannot. It's like a language that has zero organization in my head. There's no "flow", no consistency, no correlation or causation relationships, no patterns, no nothing. It's just an absolute mess and I am failing the class--again -____-

I am just looking for any suggestions from people who see this subject in the same light (like it's just a mess of numbers and letters with zero logic), and what sources you used that truly helped you understand and grasp it. I feel like I've tried everything and I am getting desperate. Thank you.

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