Stuff we've discussed on IRC.
Posted by azz at 2005-04-22 15:41
"The students work, which follows, resembles the sort of thing junkies might hallucinate if LSD induced images of equations."
And the other articles are equally entertaining: "Because after the previous quiz Id told her that the probability had to be a number between zero and one, which was why shed lost marks for that other tiny mistake, where shed said that the probability of getting five heads on a series of coin flips was 11."
(Except punctuated correctly.)
"Yes, if theres one field that has evolved beyond recognition in the past quarter-century, its introductory calculus. Why, back when I was a tot, the area of a rectangle was length plus width, the derivative of sin x was 5, and we only had whole numbers, so whenever we needed to compute the area of a circle we had to use pi=3, AND YOU NEVER HEARD US COMPLAIN."
"If I had 3/4 of a dollar for every student of mine who cant work with fractions, Id have 120/160 dollars."