Mon 30 Mar, 2015 09:12 pm - To answer your question. I would love to see more women become engineers, scientists and mathematicians. My daughter wants to be an engineer and I couldn't be more supportive.
The girls who... (view)
Mon 30 Mar, 2015 08:57 pm - I don't know if there are series of textbooks that do teach real math. Actually, I think the question is a little strange... textbooks don't teach math. Teachers teach math.
My point... (view)
Mon 30 Mar, 2015 07:33 pm - [quote]someone without any Algebra won't be able to understand how to calculate a derivative just by using Google.[/quote]
This is also untrue. See http://www.derivative-calculator.net/
Mon 30 Mar, 2015 07:27 pm - [quote="Kolyo"]
It is not only math that is useless to most adults.
My daughter has to learn the State Capitals.
You should not compare... (view)
Mon 30 Mar, 2015 04:46 pm - Sorry. My phone doesn't have numbers. It has names. Why should I bother with numbers (see what I did there)?
(In most places if you misplace you khaki's, you don't have anything... (view)
Mon 30 Mar, 2015 02:15 pm - It is not only math that is useless to most adults.
My daughter has to learn the State Capitals. At one time I new these, but in almost 30 years of my adult life never having needing this... (view)
Mon 30 Mar, 2015 12:33 pm - [quote]Any way - you can survive without it -- but you would be much more successful in your every day life if you at least had some sort of understanding. [/quote]
I don't believe that... (view)