Thursday, February 02, 2006

class 5

I keep reviewing the Asian Age's "test yourself" section, designed to help schoolkids study for the Class 10-12 exams, and I have to say we need look no further to explain India's superiority to the US, UK & Europe in math and science. I was one of the (relatively) rare US students who pushed through trigonometry & calculus in high school and even foolishly took a semester of calc in college, and I have yet to find a problem in the Age that I can handle. OK, it HAS been 15 years since I did any more complex operation than figuring an average or percentage, but still....

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