Thursday, January 06, 2005

British Maths Impediment 1

In American, getting students to understand fractions such as quarters is simple. You just say, "think of money." It's easy, right? Four quarters in a dollar, each quarter is $'ve got a whole fraction/decimal/percent lesson right there.

In England, not only do they not have nice names for their coins, there's not even a 25p coin at all.


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