Wednesday, April 24, 2013

When I was in school, I always...

...suspected I would never use much of the math I was taught. In the Atlantic today, Jordan Weissmann writes:

Remember sitting through math class while the teacher droned on about polynomial equations and thinking there wasn't a chance you'd ever use any of it in life?

As it turns out, less than a quarter of U.S. workers report using math any more complicated than basic fractions and percentages during the course of their jobs. 

I knew it!

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