"Dave Rusin" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message news://email@example.com... > In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>, > Thomas Nordhaus <email@example.com> wrote: > > firstname.lastname@example.org (Daniel Grubb) schrieb: > > >>Of course it should. But I am lucky to get anything close to an > >>equivalent statement of the definition from my students. Simply > >>getting them to understand the difference between 'if...then' > >>and 'and' has been a struggle. > > > >Hmm, maybe the student should have a minimum amount of talent, maybe > >it is as simple as that? > > Elitist! We simply won't put up with that kind of talk.
For linear algebra as she is usually taught, said minimum amount of talent is pretty minimal.