It starts in school: for many people, maths is a detestable subject, but the compulsory subject cannot be de-elected. Even in their studies, most of them cannot avoid To deal with formulas and numbers further, for example in the statistics lecture.
big math hoax
But why do so many people have problems with math? That’s what the math professor did Edmund Weitz Asked by University of Applied Sciences in Hamburg. He believes the school gives a complete wrong impression what is math really aboutMathematics is not a natural science, but a metaphysical science. Numbers and formulas are often not so important.
Even the warning that you need maths for the rest of your life is just a hoax. In very few professions it takes more than basic arithmetic. Obviously, a basic set of knowledge is important, but the fact that mathematics is so much more than other subjects means that many people find it difficult. In addition, the test pressure is too high,
“Finish the math!”
Mathematics is a creative science that not only knows right and wrong, but provides nuance, Weitz says. Those who find it late can also have fun. he tries to do that in his book »Pi and Prime Numbers« and above his youtube channel to convey. They believe that if you stop exaggerating the importance of mathematics, it will be easier for many people to reach their subject.