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Re: fractions,don't teach them!!
Posted: Jul 4, 1995 3:34 AM
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David wrote:
<<I agree, but think that you should drop the whole topic and give a TI-80
to anyone who "MUST" have this evil thing. >>

I don't get it - how do you people get through life without doing fractions?
They should be an integral part of the curriculum throughout a students
career beginning shortly after the introduction to division. Student use of
calculators to replace ability to do fractions is the type of calculator
abuse I've been talking about. It does a real disservice to our youth.


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