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Topic: Perils of Modern Math Education
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Richard Strausz

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Re: Perils of Modern Math Education
Posted: Jun 20, 2007 11:16 AM
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> Richard, I was never taught the square root
> algorithm, and I have never taught interpolation.

When you learned your high school math, did you ever have to interpolate values when doing trig and/or log problems? I can't remember if I learned it then, but I certainly used to teach it in the B.C. (before calculator) years in Algebra II and in Trig.


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