On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 11:34 AM, kirby urner <email@example.com> wrote: > On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 8:54 PM, Paul Tanner <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > << snip >> > >> I dealt with the act that you are the one who said that almost >> everyone never needs to deal with mathematics that deals with >> non-computable objects - when as we all know everyone does need to >> deal with all the reals in any and all mathematics based on the reals, >> which is essentially all the math everyone learns in high school and >> beyond. >> > > That shouldn't be the case though. Confining our numeracy and > alpha-numeracy training to the real numbers and its subsets is a huge > deficiency in today's mediocre curriculum, >
I did not say confine things to real numbers.
We can avoid real numbers only by avoiding just about everything taught in Algebra I and beyond. Avoiding just about everything taught in Algebra I and beyond is just dumb.