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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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John B.
Wednesday December 10, 2014, 5:14 AM

Somewhat important.

Andrea A.
Thursday November 27, 2014, 8:43 AM

Somewhat important.

Darren Woolsey
Wednesday November 19, 2014, 10:51 AM

VERY. Algebra is like the bridge between arithmetical operations and more advanced abstract mathematical operations such as calculus.

Nyack Clancy
Tuesday October 7, 2014, 11:34 PM

We need new poll questions

Sue H.
Wednesday October 1, 2014, 5:36 PM


Panchali Yapa
Sunday September 14, 2014, 9:44 AM

Thank you

Panchali Yapa
Friday September 12, 2014, 3:38 AM

Thank you

Panchali Yapa
Thursday September 11, 2014, 4:57 AM

Thank you

Stardust Noel
Saturday August 16, 2014, 10:24 AM

Not important

Anne M.
Friday July 25, 2014, 4:39 AM

I haven´t personally had any need for advanced maths.

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