FrashavanI know...I knowFri May 18, 2012 07:54126.96.36.199I have explained all that, more times than I can count. But youth are impatient of Wisdom.
What's worse is that they totally accept the mathematical model: the answer must be defined, and must be singular -- one, and only one, "correct" answer is tolerable to their minds. The mere possibility of two answers causes consternation. (I have always avoided teaching math, but I am told by math teachers that a good percentage of the class views those quadratic equations that allow more than one possible answer with deep suspicion.)
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