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[Mathqa]making maths stimulating ?
Posted:
Feb 9, 2001 8:20 AM


is there any philiosphy or way to link maths to our lives in an esoteric way that might make i tmore interesting to one such as myself ?
call it bad experince but i have never liked maths at all in fact i fear which is shy i want to try and overcome it
i have looked at Tony Bunzans methods for remembering and can remember numbers well though formulas still evade me...
my problem seems to be that i don't see the whole picture i see each formula etc as seperate exercise to gain brownie points in some exam that is used to get into some college and university
maybe for some this is exciting for som,e or a necessity but ( esp with numbers ) i find this depressing and not inspiring in any way at all.
I can see that essential being an art/ english kinda of guy that my perceptions are rather limited, but i can also see how those perceptions are whats making me percieve maths esp form the sort of poeple who explain it seen in such a negative way.
any suggestions would be appreciated.
Thanks
G.Hellwig
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