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Topic: Why Do Americans Stink at Math?
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GS Chandy

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Re: Why Do Americans Stink at Math?
Posted: Jul 31, 2014 12:46 AM
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'israeliteknight' posted Jul 31, 2014 2:20 AM (http://mathforum.org/kb/message.jspa?messageID=9535180) - GSC's remarks follow:
> ('israeliteknight'): Why exactly does Bill Gates NOT
> sponsor them, and
> instead sponsors someone from a country where parents
> sell their children for $3.00 each?


And even more important, why does not Bill Gates sponsor 'israeliteknight' to some classes in:

i) Calculus (or even in "CALCULUS!" as applied to ancient Navigation);

ii) Plain and simple statistics (including 'standard deviations');

iii) Clear thinking;

iv) Christian thinking. [Mr 'israeliteknight' stands in rather desperate need of this last, to judge from his missives here at Math-teach or his exegeses at his remarkable website "THE CHRISTIAN PARTY: Father's Manifesto" (http://fathersmanifesto.net/)].

I vote that A SPECIAL PETITION should be sent to the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to make urgent provision for any one of the four things noted above.


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