Why Math Isn’t as Useless as We Think

We just need to look more carefully.

Murtaza Ali

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Most of us spend our lives believing that math class was possibly the most unnecessary part of our education. The conception of math as having no real-world application begins in our early schooling, and it often lasts up until college (fueled by everyone who isn’t majoring in math but is forced to take college calculus anyways). Just the…

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Murtaza Ali

PhD student at the University of Washington. Interested in human-computer interaction, data visualization, and computer science education.