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How Much Math Do We Really Need?

Pickens writes “G.V. Ramanathan, a professor emeritus of mathematics, statistics and computer science at the University of Illinois at Chicago, writes in the Washington Post that although a lot of effort and money has been spent to make mathematics seem essential, unlike literature, history, politics and music, math has little relevance to everybody’s daily life. ‘All the mathematics one needs in real life can be learned in early years without much (more…)

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  • I need to get stronger – Murray

    Andy Murray says he needs to get physically stronger and improve his game if he is to challenge world number one Rafael Nadal.

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  • McLaren need quicker car – Button

    Jenson Button admits McLaren “desperately” need to work on their pace if they are to claim regular race wins this Formula 1 season.

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  • fsufitch writes “On September 30th, the Direct College Textbook Show of 2009′ was introduced to the Senate and referred to body. The note proposes that all scholastic materials published or produced using federal funds want to be published included beneficent licenses. The analysis behind it takes into account the changing method knowledge is distributed because of the Internet, the excited expenditure of college and textbooks, and the recklessly (more…)

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