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

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Poll Results: 3,842 votes
44%
Very important. Math is important, whether or not it relates to your career.
 
28%
Somewhat important.
 
25%
Not important. The basics are enough for the average person.
 
2%
I'm not sure.
 
1%
Other
 


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Jim M.
Thursday June 25, 2015, 2:22 AM


not necessarily, depends on career choice and general aptitude for math

Jim M.
Thursday June 25, 2015, 2:21 AM


not necessarily, depends on career choice and general aptitude for math

Jim M.
Thursday June 25, 2015, 2:21 AM


not necessarily, depends on career choice and general aptitude for math

Jim M.
Thursday June 25, 2015, 2:20 AM


not necessarily, depends on career choice and general aptitude for math

Jim M.
Thursday June 25, 2015, 2:20 AM


not necessarily, depends on career choice and general aptitude for math

M.N. J.
Sunday June 21, 2015, 4:17 PM


Somewhat important.

If nothing else, aptitude in math can vastly widen a person's career options. You can't find out if you have an aptitude without doing the coursework.


Jo SICK
Tuesday June 9, 2015, 6:05 PM


Very important.

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.



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