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Teacher: 'As an adult you'll probably only use a quarter of what you're taught at school - which brings us to fractions.'
'It's not an accounting breakthrough, Sam. It's wrong.'
'If your cell phone has five hundred minutes, and you use one of them during this class, how long will you be in detention?'
"Maybe it's not a wrong answer - maybe it's just a different answer."
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"Who dealt this mess?"
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'This would be a lot easier, Miss Reed, if you didn't require such pinpoint accuracy.'
'I proved that when you start to count your blessings, you find that they're infinite.'
'My class can't wait to start multiplication. I made them sign a pledge never to use it for evil purposes.'
'Sometimes it does, sometimes it doesn't.'
'Could I have some computer time to troubleshoot this problem?'
'I thought 60 was the new 40?'
Do I get extra credit for neatness
'Every week a sum of money the size of this rainforest disappears to service the UK's national debt.'
I want to be an accountant for the government.
"What I don't understand is how all three of us managed to get the figures wrong,"
Lady cleaning hypothesis off blackboard.
'If you had £12 in one pocket and £8 in the other, what would you have?'
Math books are a fraction of their cost
"4x4? That's an easy one: truck."
"The whole is greater than the sum of its parts and labor."
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"I know how to divide, but want to learn how to divide and conquer."
'I think I'm getting the hang of this algebra; your relationship with Dad, for example, would be a + b = 0.'
I think we've got the numbers right we just don't know which ones to use... Or what order to put them in.
There's supposed to be a fine line between a guess and an educated guess.
'What is a fifth part of a foot?'