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Why do most students have difficulty learning geometry?
Posted by: Barry5 ()
Date: October 12, 2021 04:43AM

Why do most students have difficulty learning geometry? Why is the brain so reluctant to understand simple equations?

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Re: Why do most students have difficulty learning geometry?
Posted by: Trapezoid ()
Date: October 12, 2021 05:25AM

Who are you?

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Re: Why do most students have difficulty learning geometry?
Posted by: Math Dude ()
Date: October 12, 2021 10:10AM

Well, it's hard. I mean, we're talking about a subject that was the pinnacle of math for thousands of years.

The other side of it is that it's the first (and maybe only) time 2d / 3d thinking is really exercised. If someone isn't good at it -- and a lot of otherwise smart people have difficulty thinking that way -- then there are problems.

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Re: Why do most students have difficulty learning geometry?
Posted by: It isn't difficult... ()
Date: October 12, 2021 11:35AM

Barry5 Wrote:
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> Why do most students have difficulty learning
> geometry? Why is the brain so reluctant to
> understand simple equations?


Unlike most of the basic Math subjects, Geometry isn't really about equations.
It is an introduction to "proofs". Problems are solved by taking premises and deducing conclusions. It is a different skill set than algebra. The higher math courses rely heavily on such proofs.

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Re: Why do most students have difficulty learning geometry?
Posted by: FCPS sucks cock ()
Date: October 12, 2021 12:58PM

It is because the teachers at FCPS are fat assholes.

They cannot teach a cat to shit in its litter box.

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Re: Why do most students have difficulty learning geometry?
Posted by: y756i56i ()
Date: October 12, 2021 02:05PM

Math Dude Wrote:
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> Well, it's hard. I mean, we're talking about a
> subject that was the pinnacle of math for
> thousands of years.
>
> The other side of it is that it's the first (and
> maybe only) time 2d / 3d thinking is really
> exercised. If someone isn't good at it -- and a
> lot of otherwise smart people have difficulty
> thinking that way -- then there are problems.

DROP DEAD G2 - STOP SPAMMING FFU

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Re: Why do most students have difficulty learning geometry?
Posted by: Shieeeeet ()
Date: October 12, 2021 03:56PM

It’s mostly the niggers and the spics that fail. The Whites and Asians seem to do just fine.

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Re: Why do most students have difficulty learning geometry?
Posted by: Math Dude ()
Date: October 12, 2021 04:55PM

It isn't difficult... Wrote:
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> Barry5 Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Why do most students have difficulty learning
> > geometry? Why is the brain so reluctant to
> > understand simple equations?
>
>
> Unlike most of the basic Math subjects, Geometry
> isn't really about equations.
> It is an introduction to "proofs". Problems are
> solved by taking premises and deducing
> conclusions. It is a different skill set than
> algebra. The higher math courses rely heavily on
> such proofs.

That used to be true, but my understanding is Geometry courses these days are somewhere between extremely light on proofs to not requiring them at all. All that ed school blather about encouraging "critical thinking" and they got rid of the only class that required formal logic & reasoning.

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Re: Why do most students have difficulty learning geometry?
Date: October 14, 2021 05:00PM

They replaced that in the curriculum with Critical Reasoning Theory (I think that's what CRT stands for). Predictably, Republitards and other Trumptards are against it.

Nobody uses Geometry anyway. Might as well just push that off to maths majors in college freshman year.

But we need CRT every single day!

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Re: Why do most students have difficulty learning geometry?
Posted by: Mr. Kotter ()
Date: October 14, 2021 07:18PM

Math is racist, where have you been?

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Re: Why do most students have difficulty learning geometry?
Posted by: Patrik ()
Date: October 15, 2021 01:23AM

Barry5 Wrote:
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> Why do most students have difficulty learning
> geometry? Why is the brain so reluctant to
> understand simple equations?


Geometry is an important school subject. But, according to statistics, it is this discipline that causes difficulties for almost half of the schoolchildren, because it requires deep knowledge, the ability to combine logical and spatial thinking. As our tutor says https://tutors.gioschool.com/tutors/subjects-geometry, the reason for the difficulties in studying geometry is the lack of proper attention to the solution process described in school textbooks. I notice that in the course of training, the emphasis is primarily on working out and mastering the basic principles of geometry, taking into account the subtleties of my child's perception.

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Re: Why do most students have difficulty learning geometry?
Posted by: simarden ()
Date: November 04, 2021 03:13AM

Because students-stupid

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Re: Why do most students have difficulty learning geometry?
Posted by: Liquidat1on ()
Date: November 05, 2021 12:42PM

As for me, it's not all problem in students or their brains. Sometimes, my nephew tells me about the school, the education system, and teachers. And I am scared about kids' future. It's abnormal to find tutors when you are in primary school. Why I, who found a topic like this https://tutorcruncher.com/tutoring-online/a-beginners-guide-to-tutoring-online/, know more about what to do with students rather than professional specialists with diplomas? It's not a point in geometry or math at all, it's about incompetent teachers.

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Re: Why do most students have difficulty learning geometry?
Posted by: Simon Says ()
Date: November 05, 2021 04:08PM

Liberal teachers turn kids into brainwashed snowflake zombies unable to learn.

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Re: Why do most students have difficulty learning geometry?
Posted by: Simon said ()
Date: November 08, 2021 07:55PM

Then the libatard parents renforce it at home.

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Re: Why do most students have difficulty learning geometry?
Posted by: Oleg21 ()
Date: January 07, 2022 02:58AM

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Re: Why do most students have difficulty learning geometry?
Posted by: MathematicianPHD ()
Date: January 07, 2022 03:00AM

It really no longer matters since apparently math is racist. Are you people not WOKE enough to know this?

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Re: Why do most students have difficulty learning geometry?
Posted by: jamesw ()
Date: April 26, 2022 06:29PM

There are many math games for kids, but if you want to make learning the subject fun, try playing Prodigy. what do 4th graders learn in math? This educational program has been used by millions of teachers and students throughout the world, and has an engaging interface that kids can manage themselves. Each card in Prodigy contains a question and multiple answers that kids can choose from. The game is multi-lingual, too, so it's not just for children in one language.

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Re: Why do most students have difficulty learning geometry?
Posted by: GordfelcOn ()
Date: June 23, 2022 05:54PM

Maths and geometry are very complicated subjects actually, so I totally understand them. Many people think differently.

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Re: Why do most students have difficulty learning geometry?
Posted by: louiswood ()
Date: June 24, 2022 07:27AM

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Re: Why do most students have difficulty learning geometry?
Posted by: Domingo Khan ()
Date: June 25, 2022 02:36AM

Because they faggots.

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Re: Why do most students have difficulty learning geometry?
Posted by: identical twin ()
Date: June 27, 2022 01:58PM

I am an identical twin. I took Geometry in 9th grade over 45 years ago. I just did so-so, found it a bit overwhelming but ground through with what I recall is a B. Found Algebra somewhat easy the year prior. My twin, with identical capabilities, did quite well in Geometry and went on to become a math major at a highly respected public university, despite the pressures of a NCAA Division 1 athletic scholarship (I had the same experience). My brother, now an Econ Phd and investor, formerly a UVa professor, points out that he had far better math instructors than I did. His Geometry and Trig teacher was not well liked as she was incredibly no nonsense, but a great teacher. A member of the school board told me not to avoid her because her instruction changed lives, and look to past and her rough surface demeanor. I did not listen. I don't think it would be easy for today given different expectations and classroom behavior, but a great teacher in math can make a huge difference. By the way, no knock on my teachers - the school was one of the best in the state and very few poor single mother kids get to go the schools I went to - but there is no question a great teacher matters. (In a similar vein, my brother took three courses in the math department from a visiting professor at Dartmouth - great teaching is not sufficiently rewarded in academia and his advisor and his coach begged to take advantage of the Dartmouth guy while he was at the school).

Virginia Tech apparently has very good math instruction. Teaching in this subject really matters. Given many universities reluctance to focus on teaching, I suspect that there are very good math teachers at the community college level. It takes work to find them.

As a benchmark, I did slightly better than my brother on the math and verbal portions of the SAT, equal to him on the GREs and ACTs. I wish I had done better in math. It would have made me examine more possibilities than I did.

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