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Learning Fractions at Forty

September 12, 2011

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I am a forty-one-year-old man with undergraduate and post-graduate degrees and yet I cannot subtract or divide fractions.  Never could.  A standardized test from my fourth grade revealed higher than average aptitude for reading and language arts (though I tested poorly in punctuation–two correct, five incorrect), but lower-than-average math computational skills.  In every standardized test […]