Glyn Caddell, founder of Caddell Prep LLC, has some advice for students who are looking to make math a little bit easier to understand. Unfortunately, there isn’t a magic button that can be pressed to make math easier. “Many students tell me that math is too difficult for them to understand, but a lot of the time it’s because they never put in the effort to memorize the basics,” Caddell said. Math classes build off of one another. In order to do well in one class, certain knowledge must have been acquired in a previous class. Here is a list of three items students should focus on in order to make math easier.