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Why study Math?
Common Question: When am I ever going to use this?
1.Employees need to be able to reason
2. Employees need to work with technical equipment
3. Employees need to communicate with other employees
Learning math develops skills with each of these traits.
NOTE: A small segment of the workforce actually do mathematics, but most will be called upon to reason mathematically.
NOTE: If students cannot distinguish between good and faulty reasoning, they are vulnerable to manipulation and to making poor decisions