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Sunday, October 31, 2010

How Much Math Does the Average Person Need?

InSlashdot, a provocative piece on the real need for advanced math education for the average person.  My training is in industrial applications of mathematics, and I think the average person does need to understand enough math to understand what they are hearing or being sold.  Yet I surprisingly find myself agreeing that there is a line to be drawn here.  Where?

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