As a math teacher, if your son or daughter asked you why he or she needed to learn math in school, what would you tell him or her?
Math teaches a person to think on his (or her) feet. It teaches mental calculation skills and allows a person to work out prices in a store when there's discounts, to calculate percentage discounts and so on.
Math helps a person work out a budget and then stck to it by adding up costs. It allows a person to with statistical information such as averages and so on.
When a person has a job and , for example, gets an increase, math allows that person to calculate what his increase is.
Math is a logical subject so teaches a person to think logically, in a sequence. So math exercises the brain and forces a person to find the correct solution. Most math problems have a specific solution not various solutions. Critical thinking skills are therefore enhanced.
So in a nutshell, math teaches:
- mental calculation skills
- logical thinking
- enhanced critical thinking
- problem solving skills
- skills to work with budgets, percentages, averages, general statistics
Wherever you set your gaze is mat. unforunately math isn't always so clear how has to get into a subject. But this is the reasl engine of human mind. Math is logic, and mind is logic, Math is to think , is to solve problem and to learn to solve problems greater than, coming on and on. A math student have to be patient, an dont' await to know at once what problem produced a particular subject. Math is as well as a house, often to see all shaped have to build it brik to brick, step on step.They report story of a Pitagora's student ask him "what is math fruitfull like" and he asked an assistant to give student a coin afterword to fire him out. Be patient , learn to love math berfore ,and step to spet you are able to see "what fruictfull is like".