In "Death of a Salesman", what were some of the things Willy tried to teach Biff as a boy?

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Willie taught Biff a lot of things that didn't serve him well in life.  He taught him that being "well liked" was the most important thing, more important than real skills (like algebra).  When Biff's scholarship was on the line because his teacher dared fail him just because he couldn't pass the test, he went to Boston to find his father because he knew that the teacher would not be able to say no to a man like his Dad.  Unfortunately, what he found in Boston brought both their lives crashing down around them.

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