Date: Mar 27, 2013 12:29 PM
Author: Joe Niederberger
Subject: Re: MathTeachers?
>"... the greatest shortcoming of the human race is our inability to understand the exponential function" -
>This 'shortcoming' seems to have been something 'genetically inbuilt in our psyche. How than to bring home to students the overwhelming importance of this function?
Actually, some people think our inborn number sense is logarithmic, and when we learn to count we are sort of working against that bias.