Have you ever wondered why Algebra is taught in Schools… … And yet, you absolutely don’t need it in your job? Have anyone encountered a customer or a client asking, “What is y in x+2y=25?” just to buy your product or services? Did someone ask you “Give me x if 3y+x=50…” during a job interview? Duh???!!! Please feel free to share this:FacebookLike this:Like Loading... Related 12 thoughts on “Have you ever wondered why Algebra is taught in Schools…” Add yours X = 47 because y is 1. 3(1) + 47 = 50! Y = 1 because x is 23. 23 + 2(1) = 25! Hehehe! 🙂 LikeLike Reply Yeah, but can you give me the answers for x and y, please! 🙂 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I hated anything with numbers. When I was in college I changed my major to get away from them but didn’t realize they come in different packaging – calculus and stats. Yiiiikes! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply I never understood calculus! Aaargh! LikeLike Reply [off topic – I was just watching the news and want the Filipino people to know that my heart goes out to the victims and those families involved with the overturned ferry at Ormoc City.] LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Many thanks… I think about 30 people died from the mishap. Ormoc is down in the Visayas region of the Philippines. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Yes a nerd and I looked at him like he had four heads. Whose the idiot now LOL LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Hahaha! 🙂 LikeLike Reply My son and I were talking about this subject just a few hours ago. In the States, this stupid math is much more involved in the high school classes than in my day. And why? Just as you said, who needs it? This math should be an elective for those choosing to build a career in a specific field that calls for this type of math. Not forced on the students… LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Exactly, john… Ever since I graduated, I didn’t use even a single bit of it in my almost 30 years in business. LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Duh,,, I too hated maths at scool😀🌻 LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Algebra and Calculus are killers… Hehehe! LikeLiked by 1 person Reply Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here... Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Email (Address never made public) Name Website You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Google account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Twitter account. ( Log Out / Change ) You are commenting using your Facebook account. ( Log Out / Change ) Cancel Connecting to %s Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email.