|When are we ever going to have to use that|
in elementary school?
You won't even make it that far.
Aspiring teachers fall short on math - Nearly 75 percent fail revamped section of state licensing test."Not all our students are receiving a strong math education." -- Mitchell Chester, Commissioner of elementary and secondary education. By James Vaznis, Globe Staff, May 19, 2009
So, I ask again ... why do we allow people to teach math at any level if they can't pass a high school math test as an adult?
Yeah, it's pseudocontext, contrived, silly, but jeez-louise people, it's easy.
OOOOOH, fractions. Scary.