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Dealing with disagreeable students and not compromising

18 votes

What benefit is there to obfuscate the geometry with algebra?

13 votes

Does induction really avoid proving an infinite number of claims?

11 votes

How can I validate the existence of percentages above 100?

10 votes

Write $y=\sqrt{3+x}$ as the composite of two functions

9 votes
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what could be some replacement language for the term "spoon feeding"

8 votes

Responding to students' questions that aren't directly relevant to their exams

4 votes

"Rough subitising / estimation" for better intuition and ability to apply arithmetic

4 votes

Should students in a first university linear algebra class be taught to write simple proofs?

4 votes

How can students prognosticate to rewrite the same sum backwards, then add the same sum twice?

4 votes

The most transparent exposition of Bayes' Theorem

3 votes

For students who don't have instant recall with basic arithmetic, should I be stubborn about training them to have instant recall before moving on?

3 votes

What is Algebra 1 and 2 as it is in US highschool education?

3 votes

How to explain to a ~$12-16$ year-old student who is weak at maths, that $\ 38 \times 27 \times 14 = 27 \times 14 \times 38$?

3 votes

I'm in dilemma while solving arithmetic problems

2 votes

How do you explain concavity of a polynomial without any calculus?

2 votes

Am I responsible to help a student who does not understand/know some prerequisites of a course?

1 vote

What is the right feedback for incorrect cancellation?