So when does math make you crazy in your everyday life? Are there situations that make your hands sweat? On selected Fridays, I'll host an open thread where you can ask your questions or share your specific frustrations with everyday math. And if … [Continue reading]

# Math Secret #1: There’s More than One Way to Skin a Math Problem

The more I talk to people about math, the more I hear this refrain: "I don't like math, because math problems have only one answer." Peshaw! Okay, so it's not such a crazy idea. Most math problems do have one answer (as long as we agree with some … [Continue reading]

# My Math Story

The biggest fights my father and I had were about math. I kid you not. The year was 1984. I was a junior in high school, taking Algebra II. Radicals were kicking my scrawny, little butt. (Remember radicals? They look like … [Continue reading]

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