- Aug 3, 2015
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Compared to what I used to do when I was in my 20's, the only thing I really calculate are bills and when it's time to eat. Even with money at the cash registers, how many people behind that register actually calculate how munch money they should give back to the customer. And for the customer, do we calculate the money in our minds or look so see what the register says?The argument made sense when I was in school and teachers would say "you're not going to carry around a calculator with you everywhere you go." Back then, drilling in math was important.
Today, with smart phones having calculators built in...