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In High School, why do I learn so many irrelevant subjects?

Tell me why I need to understand and learn Calculus, or even parts of Biology and History that has no relevance to the Real World. I'm very frustrated with this, please clearly answer why I need to learn what I learn.

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    Nov 29 2011: Students have rights to choose what they want to learn, but the subjects are chosen based on their limited experiences.

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