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    As An Adult, Do You Use Grade School Math?

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    1. School is a wonderful place made to enrich young minds

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    2. But did you ever think when you were in math class "When am I ever going to use this?"

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    3. Now that you're grown up, did you have a time to use those formulas, sequences, and calculations you learned in grade school?

    4. In your adult life, have you ever used (or calculated by hand):

    1. The Pythagorean Theorem?

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    The Pythagorean Theorem?
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      There are triangles in the world that I NEED to know the area of.
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      I cannot think of an instance where this would be useful.
    1. The Quadratic Formula:

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    The Quadratic Formula:
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      Yes! I even remember the song that my Algebra teacher taught me about it.
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      Not ringing any bells.
    1. Circumference:

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    Circumference:
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      This can come in handy so I like to keep it fresh in my brain.
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      My circles already come measured, thank you.
    1. The Fibonacci Sequence:

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    The Fibonacci Sequence:
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      Fibonacci and I go way back?
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      Is Fibonacci a person? What is this? How did I get on this webpage?
    1. The Slope of a Line:

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    The Slope of a Line:
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      Rise over run, baby.
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      The slope of what?
    1. The volume of a cone:

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    The volume of a cone:
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      Cones need to be measured, people!
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      I don't think I've ever seen a cone that didn't have ice cream in it.
    1. The Distance Formula:

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    The Distance Formula:
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      How dare you. I calculate distance all the time.
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      Isn't this what Apple Maps is for?
    1. Simple Interest:

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    Simple Interest:
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      As an adult, you simply buy things that have interest. This is still relevant.
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      The only interest I have, I'm losing in this poll.
    1. Addition of improper fractions:

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    Addition of improper fractions:
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      Not only do I add them regularly, but I can simplify them faster than you can say Fibonacci.
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      Stop it with the math. I'm done. None of this is relevant.

    14. Thank heavens that as an adult, you can use a calculator.

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