Discussion about math, puzzles, games and fun. Useful symbols: ÷ × ½ √ ∞ ≠ ≤ ≥ ≈ ⇒ ± ∈ Δ θ ∴ ∑ ∫ π -¹ ² ³ °

You are not logged in.

- Topics: Active | Unanswered

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 91,535

Most people do not like math.

And according to my calculations, 86.58% of the people who say they like it, hate it!

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

Offline

and those who say they hate it, definately hate it?

'And fun? If maths is fun, then getting a tooth extraction is fun. A viral infection is fun. Rabies shots are fun.'

'God exists because Mathematics is consistent, and the devil exists because we cannot prove it'

'You have made another human being happy. There is no greater accomplishment.' -bobbym

Offline

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 91,535

I would have to say that is true.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

Offline

**mathaholic****Member**- From: idk
- Registered: 2012-11-29
- Posts: 2,905
- Website

When I play with my cousins, we always play "The adding game" with my deck of cards, and it is a math game because it involves basic addition skills. I have a girl among my cousins, she's not that good in math, but she made that game.

But, my cousins always hate math, and wants always Ninjago. I don't know why, too.

I will have a name change soon. By the way, welcome to the Philippines, Pope Francis!

Offline

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 91,535

I think the [unfriendly comment removed by bobbym]

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

**I agree with you regarding the satisfaction and importance of actually computing some numbers. I can't tell you how often I see time and money wasted because someone didn't bother to run the numbers.**

Offline

**mathaholic****Member**- From: idk
- Registered: 2012-11-29
- Posts: 2,905
- Website

Oh.

I will have a name change soon. By the way, welcome to the Philippines, Pope Francis!

Offline

**mathgogocart****Member**- Registered: 2012-04-29
- Posts: 1,432

Math>English

Hey.

Offline

**bobbym****Administrator**- From: Bumpkinland
- Registered: 2009-04-12
- Posts: 91,535

Not really. Not just English but your own language is just as important. If you can not speak or write you will not be able to convey your ideas to other people.

**In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them.**

Offline

**mathaholic****Member**- From: idk
- Registered: 2012-11-29
- Posts: 2,905
- Website

Oh.

I will have a name change soon. By the way, welcome to the Philippines, Pope Francis!

Offline