Yes, we have to divide up our time like that, between our politics and our equations. But to me our equations are far more important, for politics are only a matter of present concern. A mathematical equation stands forever.

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I never did very well in math I could never seem to persuade the teacher that I hadn't meant my answers literally.

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People love to admit they have bad handwriting or that they can't do math. And they will readily admit to being awkward 'I'm such a klutz' But they will never admit to having a poor sense of humor or being a bad driver.

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Everyone has the brainpower to follow the stock market. If you made it through fifth-grade math, you can do it.

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Math was always my bad subject. I couldn't convince my teachers that many of my answers were meant ironically.

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Any impatient student of mathematics or science or engineering who is irked by having algebraic symbolism thrust upon him should try to get along without it for a week.

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Algebra is the metaphysics of arithmetic.

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Learning humor is like learning math - practice makes perfect

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The essence of mathematics is not to make simple things complicated, but to make complicated things simple.

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Do not worry about your problems with mathematics, I assure you mine are far greater.

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Mathematicians are like Frenchmen: whatever you say to them they translate into their own language and forthwith it is something entirely different

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For the things of this world cannot be made known without a knowledge of mathematics

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What is algebra exactly; is it those three-cornered things?

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A formal manipulator in mathematics often experiences the discomforting feeling that his pencil surpasses him in intelligence

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It does make a difference in having such great gains in test scores,.. We know we're on the right path and the bottom line is that with or without No Child Left Behind, we need to have our students proficient in math and language arts before they leave elementary school.

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What we want to do is get the parents and kids together and taking part in math and science. Our goal is to keep parents involved in the schools and to make it fun.

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We do like to show our kids how math and science is used in real life. A lot of the people we invited are experts or have knowledge of a craft that we as teachers might not have access to (so) this gives the students something extra.

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This is an open window on McDonald's food. The math tells the real story -- that McDonald's has the balance consumers are looking for.

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Nationally, our students aren't competing as well as they need to be with other countries when it comes to science and math. We need to increase the rigor for students, especially since science plays such an important role in the job market.

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If you are a math and science teacher in this country, you can choose many different places where you can go teach.

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When districts get tight financially, they're cut back. When there is pressure to improve math scores, they show up again. Most districts are looking for any solution they can find to help meet annual yearly progress under No Child Left Behind.

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It's a very appropriate location to consider a variance, given the fact that mayor has come out with statement he wants 25,000 residential units in the downtown area. Simple math would suggest if you're going to try to achieve that goal, you're going to have to do a lot of tall buildings.

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Neither of us has much of a science education, or even math,.. They all went together, at first taking the same classes as their mother. They did better than she did.

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One of the inspirations for this show was Bill Nye the Science Guy. He talks a lot about inspiring young people to study math and science.... I wanted to influence people to think more about math as an everyday language that they can use.

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I think a lot of young girls have the capacity to do it. I think the labeling of math and science has a negative connotation to it.

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