People are Dumb Everywhere

MarkCC has a posting linked to another posting about how the British aren’t teaching the itegersintegers very well. Some subset of british citizens are unaware that -10 is lower than -2. Go, check it out, especially the quote.

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2 Responses to People are Dumb Everywhere

  1. Ken says:

    “Teaching the itegers very well”? Glad we don’t have that problem in the US, just spelling, like “integers?” ;)

  2. Annie says:

    Yay, so the poor understanding of numerical properties isn’t just an American problem. (Although, I suspect the problem hasn’t quite reached an epidemic status in the UK.)

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