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Teaching subtraction and division to an adult

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From: Bertha
To: Teacher2Teacher Service
Date: Jul 21, 1998 at 19:23:32
Subject: Teaching subtraction and division to an adult

How would you teach a middle-aged adult the fundamentals of subtraction and division? This individual is very articulate, and proficient in his job, but due to a very bad childhood experience, has decided to block math from his mind. This of course has prevented him from progressing to middle management because of his fears.

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