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

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

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

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    Fibonacci and I go way back?
    Fibonacci and I go way back?
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    Is Fibonacci a person? What is this? How did I get on this webpage?
    Is Fibonacci a person? What is this? How did I get on this webpage?
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The Fibonacci Sequence:
  1. Fibonacci and I go way back?
     
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    Fibonacci and I go way back?
  2. Is Fibonacci a person? What is this? How did I get on this webpage?
     
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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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    Rise over run, baby.
    Rise over run, baby.
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    The slope of what?
    The slope of what?
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The Slope of a Line:
  1. Rise over run, baby.
     
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    Rise over run, baby.
  2. The slope of what?
     
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    The slope of what?
  1. The volume of a cone:

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    Cones need to be measured, people!
    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.
    I don't think I've ever seen a cone that didn't have ice cream in it.
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The volume of a cone:
  1. Cones need to be measured, people!
     
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    Cones need to be measured, people!
  2. I don't think I've ever seen a cone that didn't have ice cream in it.
     
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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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    How dare you. I calculate distance all the time.
    How dare you. I calculate distance all the time.
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    Isn't this what Apple Maps is for?
    Isn't this what Apple Maps is for?
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The Distance Formula:
  1. How dare you. I calculate distance all the time.
     
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    How dare you. I calculate distance all the time.
  2. Isn't this what Apple Maps is for?
     
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    Isn't this what Apple Maps is for?
  1. Simple Interest:

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    As an adult, you simply buy things that have interest. This is still relevant.
    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.
    The only interest I have, I'm losing in this poll.
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Simple Interest:
  1. As an adult, you simply buy things that have interest. This is still relevant.
     
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    As an adult, you simply buy things that have interest. This is still relevant.
  2. The only interest I have, I'm losing in this poll.
     
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    The only interest I have, I'm losing in this poll.
  1. 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.
    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.
    Stop it with the math. I'm done. None of this is relevant.
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Addition of improper fractions:
  1. Not only do I add them regularly, but I can simplify them faster than you can say Fibonacci.
     
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    Not only do I add them regularly, but I can simplify them faster than you can say Fibonacci.
  2. Stop it with the math. I'm done. None of this is relevant.
     
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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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