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    What Have Calculators Done to Us??

    Okay so, I have a lab practical exam tomorrow and we have to do a lot of math, namely multiplication and long division. The horrible thing is, we can't use calculators.

    At the time I was like "Okay, whatever" but tonight I realized I've completely forgotten how to do math by hand. How the hell do you do long division? I completely forgot about adding zeros when doing long multiplication. And oh god, decimals! Decimals everywhere!

    My point is, are calculators making us dumber? Should schools encourage teachers to use calculators less and have kids actually learn the stuff?

    Please don't call me dumb, guys
     
         

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    Re: What Have Calculators Done to Us??

    I honestly suck ass too,
    so I really have nothing that could help you.
     
         

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    Re: What Have Calculators Done to Us??

    I have one thing to say ~ 80085.
     
         

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    Re: What Have Calculators Done to Us??

    caculators are making us lazy and a little dumber. i understand because my engineering teacher barely let us use caculators.9 th grader. i think they do that to keep are mine sharp and not to reliant on technology
     
         

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    Re: What Have Calculators Done to Us??

    They are making us dumber. It's all part of their plan so they can take over the world. They are watching right now!!!!!!!!!!!
     
         

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    Sit next to the Asian kid then.
     
         

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    If your avatar is any indication, I'd like to chat
     
         

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    Re: What Have Calculators Done to Us??

    I've used a Ti-84 calculator since Freshman year of HS.. and without it I can still do math, even if it's harder. Just use scrap paper and do it by hand..if you know basic addition/multiplication/subtraction/division, you're good.
     
         

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    Re: What Have Calculators Done to Us??

    Quote Originally Posted by Okami the butcher View Post
    Sit next to the Asian kid then.
    There you go again. Just slamming us with your jokes
     
         

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    Quote Originally Posted by SilverSlick View Post
    If your avatar is any indication, I'd like to chat
    Bro, I claimed that already.

    Quote Originally Posted by Pumpkin Ninja View Post
    There you go again. Just slamming us with your jokes
    I'm just so damn talented, I can't help it.
     
         
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    Bro, I claimed that already.
    Imagine if that was a guy :0
     
         

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    Quote Originally Posted by Okami the butcher View Post
    Bro, I claimed that already.
    He did, sorry
     
         

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pumpkin Ninja View Post
    Imagine if that was a guy :0
    I know she's a female though, she sent me a pic.

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    He did, sorry
     
         

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    Bro, I claimed that already.
    Bro, she don't want you. Its obvious she's looking for an intelligent man. Undoubtedly, I'm the most intelligent
     
         

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    Bro, she don't want you. Its obvious she's looking for an intelligent man. Undoubtedly, I'm the most intelligent
    Do you really want to go there mate?
     
         

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    Quote Originally Posted by SilverSlick View Post
    Bro, she don't want you. Its obvious she's looking for an intelligent man. Undoubtedly, I'm the most intelligent
    Bro, she doesn't want a nerd. She wants the best, and I am the best.
     
         

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    Do you really want to go there mate?
    Bro, we can go.

    @Pumpkin, I don't think she approves of such peasants.
     
         

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    Re: What Have Calculators Done to Us??

    Quote Originally Posted by Supreme x Uchiha View Post
    I've used a Ti-84 calculator since Freshman year of HS.. and without it I can still do math, even if it's harder. Just use scrap paper and do it by hand..if you know basic addition/multiplication/subtraction/division, you're good.
    I'm practicing now with videos on youtube. It's just so hard! Especially with fractions and stuff. I literally have to relearn all the basics just to try and build from there


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    I am a girl!!!! I already proved it!
     
         

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    Re: What Have Calculators Done to Us??

    Quote Originally Posted by Chibiusa View Post
    I'm practicing now with videos on youtube. It's just so hard! Especially with fractions and stuff. I literally have to relearn all the basics just to try and build from there
    Solution is next time whenever the equation is possible use mental math.
     
         

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    Bro, she doesn't want a nerd. She wants the best, and I am the best.
    You're the gold medal of the special Olympics.

    Quote Originally Posted by SilverSlick View Post
    Bro, we can go.

    @Pumpkin, I don't think she approves of such peasants.
    And you're the smartest person with down syndrome.

    You two just can't compare to me.
     
         

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