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Section 0.6 xkcd Comics

Throughout these notes you find xkcd comic strip by Randall Munroe related to the material. For the complete collection of strips see https://xkcd.com. The web site explain xkcd has detailed explanations of all xkcd comic strips: http://www.explainxkcd.com

An algebra teacher by the name of Miss Lenhart, a former student, and a bystander.  Miss Lenhart is walking away while the former student shouts at her the following: Former Student: Hey, Miss Lenhart! I forgot everything about algebra the moment I graduated, and in 20 years no one has needed me to solve *anything* for X.  I *told you* I'd never use it! In your *face*! It's weird how proud people are of not learning math when the same arguments apply to learning to play music, cook, or speak a foreign language. The only things you HAVE to know are how to make enough of a living to stay alive and how to get your taxes done. All the fun parts of life are optional.

The only things you HAVE to know are how to make enough of a living to stay alive and how to get your taxes done. All the fun parts of life are optional.

Figure 0.6.0.2. Forgot Algebra by Randall Munroe (https://xkcd.com/1050).