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How important is it to learn advanced math (algebra, calculus, etc.) in school?

Poll Results: 3,842 votes
Very important. Math is important, whether or not it relates to your career.
Somewhat important.
Not important. The basics are enough for the average person.
I'm not sure.

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586 Comments   add a comment >>
Anne M.
Saturday May 23, 2015, 5:46 AM

The basics are enough for most people.

Glennis Whitney
Thursday May 21, 2015, 10:05 PM

Yes, YES, Yes.

Yes all maths and science, they will all be needed in the days of the future, the way IT is going.

Glennis Whitney
Thursday May 21, 2015, 10:03 PM

Yes, YES.

Glennis Whitney
Thursday May 21, 2015, 10:02 PM


The J.
Tuesday May 19, 2015, 11:28 PM

new polls please

Roro l.
Tuesday May 19, 2015, 2:35 AM


Natasha Salgado
Monday May 11, 2015, 9:38 AM

Depends on carree pursued.

Jonathan Harper
Monday May 11, 2015, 4:37 AM

new polls

Nyack Clancy
Friday May 8, 2015, 9:15 PM

We need new poll questions

Sue H.
Saturday April 18, 2015, 11:22 PM

Somewhat but it depends on the student.

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