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My favourite subjects at school were algebra and logic: making a big problem into something small.
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My favourite subjects at school were algebra and logic: making a big problem into something small.
Mario Testino
Small
,
Big
,
Making
Life isn't about algebra and geometry. Learning by making mistakes and not duplicating them is what life is about.
Lindsay Fox
Making Mistakes
,
Making
It is a curious historical fact that modern quantum mechanics began with two quite different mathematical formulations: the differential equation of Schroedinger and the matrix algebra of Heisenberg. The two apparently dissimilar approaches were proved to be mathematically equivalent.
Richard P. Feynman
Fact
,
Quantum Mechanics
Men are liars. We'll lie about lying if we have to. I'm an algebra liar. I figure two good lies make a positive.
Tim Allen
Funny
,
Liars
,
Figure
I still remember asking my high school guidance teacher for permission to take a second year of algebra instead of a fifth year of Latin. She looked down her nose at me and sneered, 'What lady would take mathematics instead of Latin?'
Nancy Roman
Mathematics
,
Year
,
Asking
From a child, I had an inordinate desire for knowledge and especially music, painting, flowers, and the sciences, Algebra being one of my favorite studies.
George Washington Carver
Flowers
,
Desire
,
Had
The fun little proofs that you can do with algebra  they are sort of like crowd pleasers in a way. Like, the .9 repeating equaling one. It doesn't take a lot of algebra to prove that, and it's really fun. It kind of wows people. It's like they're watching magic happen right before their eyes.
Danica McKellar
Magic
,
Prove
,
Crowd
I have always loved astronomy, and being an astronomer once lurked in the back of my mind. But I was never good at algebra. In fact, I flunked it twice in high school.
Natalie Babbitt
Mind
,
Always
,
Flunked
I probably dreamt about running off to America or something when I was 16 because it just seemed like I was studying algebra and going, 'What am I going to use this for?'
Carey Mulligan
Studying
,
Like
,
Seemed
I was the happiest in English class, and algebra was where I cried.
Shelley Hennig
English
,
Happiest
,
Cried
Arithmetic! Algebra! Geometry! Grandiose trinity! Luminous triangle! Whoever has not known you is without sense!
Comte de Lautreamont
Known
,
Whoever
,
Grandiose
Algebra is the metaphysics of arithmetic.
John Ray
Arithmetic
,
Metaphysics
It is hard to convince a highschool student that he will encounter a lot of problems more difficult than those of algebra and geometry.
E. W. Howe
Student
,
More
,
Will
As places of learning, schools have a responsibility to also educate on nutrition, which we all can agree is far more important than algebra, no matter what your thirdperiod teacher claims.
Lynda Resnick
Learning
,
More
,
Which
In real life, I assure you, there is no such thing as algebra.
Fran Lebowitz
Real
,
Real Life
,
Assure
I don't know why I should have to learn Algebra... I'm never likely to go there.
Billy Connolly
Learn
,
Never
,
Likely
I'm an algebra liar. I figure two good lies make a positive.
Tim Allen
Positive
,
Lies
,
Figure
I like  I love calculus. I love linear algebra, probability and statistics, that kind of stuff. I just really like that.
Pardis Sabeti
Love
,
Linear
,
Like
Texas Republican political leaders take perverse pride in how deeply they have cut our state's education budget. Thousands of teachers have been pulled from classrooms, schools have closed and valuable programs have been canceled. In many places, districts are forced to choose between prekindergarten programs and English, algebra and art.
Wendy Davis
Political Leaders
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Been
,
Cut
Stand firm in your refusal to remain conscious during algebra. In real life, I assure you, there is no such thing as algebra.
Fran Lebowitz
Your
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Remain
,
Refusal
I'm a visual thinker, really bad at algebra. There's others that are a pattern thinker. These are the music and math minds. They think in patterns instead of pictures. Then there's another type that's not a visual thinker at all, and they're the ones that memorize all of the sports statistics, all of the weather statistics.
Temple Grandin
Bad
,
Pattern
,
Another
I think I still like science and art better, but geometry is a big improvement over algebra.
Laurie Hernandez
Think
,
Big
,
Over
Algebra looked like Chinese characters to me, and I could never get into reading Shakespeare. I just did not get it.
Tommy Hilfiger
Like
,
Could
,
Looked
Around 1967 Dan Bobrow wrote a program to do algebra problems based on symbols rather than numbers.
Marvin Minsky
Wrote
,
Rather
,
Based
I failed chemistry. I almost failed algebra.
Taye Diggs
Chemistry
,
Almost
,
Failed
I got good grades in math, but I never really enjoyed it. My favorite part of math was algebra, but geometry was the worst.
Nathan Kress
Grades
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Part
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Favorite Part
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