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Unlocking magic of math requires confidence, tenacity

By Richard Brill

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Jul 18, 2014

~~<p>There has been increasing discussion about preparedness in STEM subjects. The focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics often drifts away from the central issues that subliminally affect all of us, specifically in mathematics.</p>
<p>Is proficiency at four-function operations &mdash; add, subtract, multiply, divide &mdash; mathematical proficiency in general? Is it only geniuses who can learn math, or is it accessible to the rest of us?</p>
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There has been increasing discussion about preparedness in STEM subjects. The focus on science, technology, engineering and mathematics often drifts away from the central issues that subliminally affect all of us, specifically in mathematics.

Is proficiency at four-function operations — add, subtract, multiply, divide — mathematical proficiency in general? Is it only geniuses who can learn math, or is it accessible to the rest of us? Login for more...



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