• Philosophy

    What is it with People and Algebra?

    by You know what really gives me that great heaving sigh with the rolled eye balls? People who don’t get Algebra. How often does something like this pass through your time stream on FB or some other social network: The three most common lies you’ll hear in your life: I love you. We’ll be together forever. You’ll use algebra in real life. Maybe: Why is it important for kids to learn Algebra? Because I had to, and now it’s your turn. Or: Another day has passed and I didn’t use Algebra once. Or: Algebra: it won’t help you in real life. Or how about the pie chart that shows a breakdown…