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Why are sciences and mathematics scaled so well? (1 Viewer)

Cloesd

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Its because the system fails at teaching math and science, and rewards students who have prevailed despite its bad teaching.

If math and science was taught better, more people would get higher marks, more people would be interested.

Now we see kids coming into kindergarten wanting to be scientists, but by the end of that first year, completely disregard mathematics as the devil's subject. Its clearly not the students fault.
 

Gussy Booo

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Sciences + Maths = Easy marks
Why? Lets pretend you are the smartest guy in the world.
You do the exams.....
You'll get full marks because the questions ask for specific things, and the marker knows what he wants to see.

However, humanitarian subjects are subjective. If the marker does not like the way you've expressed something, you get marked down.
 

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Sciences + Maths = Easy marks
Why? Lets pretend you are the smartest guy in the world.
You do the exams.....
You'll get full marks because the questions ask for specific things, and the marker knows what he wants to see.

However, humanitarian subjects are subjective. If the marker does not like the way you've expressed something, you get marked down.
+1 and extremely true. (although I do SOR which is a humanities subject I guess and I seem to manage with it ... well I'm first ^_^. I don't think they're subjective as people make out).
 

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To the OP:

I'm sorry, but I would think trying to find the volume generated by revolving the area bounded by the lines + and - a of the hyperbola: y^2/b^2 - x^2/a^2 = 1 about the y-axis using the method of cylindrical shells - is much harder than jumping around and moving your arms in a wave like fashion.
 

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