Building Blocks of Wisdom

Image2+1=3 and Log 3 of 2 = 9

Both these equations are truths. However if tell a second grade boy, who has yet to learn fractions the second equation he would be puzzled. He may digest, memorize, and believe the statement, but never know the truth behind it. The equation then loses it’s meaning, it would no longer mean that 3 to the 2nd power equals nine, it would just be an assortment of letters and numbers that the child has memorized in a certain order. Continue reading

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