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Why does everyone hate math?

Going to school (as I do on a daily basis), you see tons of different people with different interests (as I imagine you would in most situations). So everyday I see my friends, acquaintances, colleagues, and everyone else in my grade, and the vast majority of them just don't like math. I just want to know why. Personally I love math, like all caps LOVE math, but I just can't get why it's just decided that no one is going to like math. Of all of the subjects to hate, why does everyone gravitate towards math? Is it just that it's taught badly (which I could very easily see), does everyone just see it as useless to know that x=2 when 12x+7=31, or is it that you just went with the crowd? But for all you math haters, why? And if you don't hate math like me, what made you go against everyone else?

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  • Mar 7 2013: I Think it more interesting when I must calculate money in economic major....
    math is so unreal subject for my brain

    maybe know u love calculus, but when u study about integral and angle....so make confuse...
    what is sin, cos and Tgn... huff
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      Mar 7 2013: Are you asking what those are? If you start with an angle and draw yourself a right triangle including that angle, the sine is the length of the side opposite the angle divided by the side (called the hypotenuse) opposite the 90' angle. The cosine is the third side of the triangle divided by the hypotenuse. The tangent is the sine divided by the cosine. These are just definitions.

      These have important applications in situations in which you need to know lengths in situations you can describe with triangles.

      The integral is entirely different, being a measure not of length but of area. The Integral is the area under a curve. It can also be used to find volumes

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