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(CNN)   Researchers find anxiety about math triggers the same brain activity associated with physical sensation of pain -- which could be caused by a number of reasons   (thechart.blogs.cnn.com) divider line 21
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2012-11-01 08:09:19 PM  
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wildcardjack: doyner: Walk it off, kids. Math is your friend. Honestly, everything is easier after Algebra II.

Ahem... Math does not get easier past algebra 2, but it does get more useful.

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Nuhuh, it's still easy. See, it even says so right there: "Development of finite element characteristics for fluid flow based on the stream function is straightforward"
2012-11-01 03:30:27 PM  
2 votes:
Imaginary numbers are so selfish. It's all about i, i, i.

// A joke by my daughter, who is learning algebra
2012-11-01 02:42:37 PM  
2 votes:
AverageAmericanGuy
It's "maths", subby.
 

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2012-11-01 02:37:28 PM  
2 votes:
....which could be caused by a number of reasons

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2012-11-01 07:43:39 PM  
1 votes:

Sticky Hands: Tie her up and make her do long division
yeah, that's the stuff.


Well she asked for something hard and long...
2012-11-01 05:52:28 PM  
1 votes:
Loadmaster:
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Anyone who does not comprehend mathematics is not fully human.

"And also: GLEEP ZORP!!
2012-11-01 03:41:58 PM  
1 votes:

Ambitwistor: bring to a festering boil: ....which could be caused by a number of reasons

Zero is a number.


While infinity is a concept that is commonly mistaken for a number - a mistake which has given rise to many of the world's problems over the past 3000 years..
2012-11-01 03:38:10 PM  
1 votes:
imgs.xkcd.com
/got nuthin
//no friends, either :(
///nobody likes an applied mathematician
////slashies
2012-11-01 03:28:11 PM  
1 votes:

wildcardjack: doyner: Walk it off, kids. Math is your friend. Honestly, everything is easier after Algebra II.

Ahem... Math does not get easier past algebra 2, but it does get more useful.

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Yeah. That is so true. Why just the other day I was trying to discritize my domain of interest into finite elements having M nodes when I realized that damn, I use an app for calculating tips and I literally had to fark my way into a passing calculus grade in college.
2012-11-01 03:26:26 PM  
1 votes:
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2012-11-01 03:14:44 PM  
1 votes:
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2012-11-01 03:11:53 PM  
1 votes:
i was told there would be no maths
2012-11-01 03:07:20 PM  
1 votes:

maxis_mydog: Tell someone that something is hard, long, and thick enough times, they'll hate it/fear it before they try it.

2012-11-01 03:06:42 PM  
1 votes:

maxis_mydog: Learned response.

Tell someone that something is hard, enough times, they'll hate it/fear it before they try it.


wink wink
2012-11-01 03:03:56 PM  
1 votes:

wildcardjack: Ahem... Math does not get easier past algebra 2, but it does get more useful.


I know! I've never had to use exponents in my life ever again, but a day doesn't go by without having to whip up a discontinuous Galerkin spectral element method.
2012-11-01 03:01:05 PM  
1 votes:
I see that this thread is trying to appeal to the lowest common denominator.
2012-11-01 02:58:58 PM  
1 votes:
Math is against the Geneva Conventions!
2012-11-01 02:45:02 PM  
1 votes:
4.bp.blogspot.com
2012-11-01 02:44:15 PM  
1 votes:
In my case; it might be penguin induced PTSD. I went to a catholic grade school and a catholic high school.

/ I've got some real cool stories bro
2012-11-01 02:42:50 PM  
1 votes:
I was told there would be no math.
2012-11-01 02:34:42 PM  
1 votes:

doyner: Walk it off, kids. Math is your friend. Honestly, everything is easier after Algebra II.


Lies!
 
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