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Requiring Algebra II in High SchoolAn article from the Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/ … story.html "The physicists defer only to mathematicians, and the mathematicians defer only to God ..."  Leon M. Lederman #2 20110412 17:55:30
Re: Requiring Algebra II in High SchoolHi;
That is the kind of guy I have seen for the last 75 years. Next he will assert that although there is a correlation between education and good jobs we should not jump to conclusions!
Amazing! Someone in the US is not going to lower standards! What! Have they no understanding of parody? After all even the creature from the black lagoon has the right to attend our schools and do as well as anyone else. In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. 