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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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Peggy B
Wednesday August 16, 2017, 11:26 AM

It's helpful, but not essential unless it's needed for a particular career.

John B
Tuesday July 25, 2017, 6:06 AM

Very important.

Jonathan Harper
Friday July 21, 2017, 2:01 PM


Jonathan H
Wednesday June 14, 2017, 4:49 AM


Francis H
Wednesday March 29, 2017, 3:34 AM

Thank you

Peggy B
Thursday March 23, 2017, 11:28 AM


natasha s
Thursday February 23, 2017, 9:08 AM

Very important

John B
Tuesday December 13, 2016, 9:55 AM

Very important.

Sue H.
Wednesday November 23, 2016, 5:11 PM


Philippa Powers
Thursday November 10, 2016, 11:55 AM

Somewhat important.

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