A Good Answer to “Why Do I Have to Study Math?”

One of my friends who is a math teacher says his line was something like this, “You guys tell me what you want to be in the future and I will teach you the math you need for that career. What? You’re not sure what you want to do? Okay, then I will teach you what you need to know to keep your options open.”

John D. Cook also has a good answer.

http://www.johndcook.com/blog/2010/03/03/just-in-case-versus-just-in-time/

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