The way i see it, math is fun when it can be made simple and useful. The trick is to simplify math without losing accuracy, logic or that common sense feeling for what you are doing.
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Welcome, Daset! So good of you to offer to help. Looking forward to reading more of your posts.
Welcome to the forum, Daset.
I agree fully! Math should be made simple and useful, so the amazing concepts can reach a wider audience.
It is a constant challenge to simplify while maintaining accuracy. In fact you really can't maintain *full* accuracy - you need to teach the "general" idea, and then come back later and teach the exceptions.
I also find that images and animations are very useful, maybe because they involve more of the brain in the learning experience.
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