“Why can’t I just get the answer?”

In the days of two add two
little kids knew what to do.
Now adding is an operation
with properties of commutation,
distribution, association.
God help the kid who answers “Four”.
“There’s more. They need an explanation.”

Common Core 2a subtraction

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One response to ““Why can’t I just get the answer?”

  1. …I wish you had been my math teacher when I was younger. It always scared me, aside from statistics. My thoughts on math are changing though.

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