April 24, 2013

Here’s How Little Math Americans Actually Use at Work

Less than a quarter of employees do any calculations more complicated than basic fractions, and blue-collar workers generally do more advanced math than their white-collar friends.

Read more. [Data: Michael Handel]

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    Sooo. Most math we learn in school is useless. Duly noted.
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    Why math post grade 9/10 is useless. I do statistics, and it’s called press a button and do it for me magical SPSS...
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    This is incredibly true. My dad has a blue collar job, no college, and does calculus on a daily basis. He’s also an...
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    But the critical thinking skills used in math are incredibly important….
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    oh man, wait til you hear how much of The Outsiders or Huckleberry Finn people use at work each day. meanwhile math...
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