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gillian w

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I am just dreadful at maths, it terrifies me, i was amazed i even got a cse grade 5.Evidently in the us 2 monkeys and 14 university students have pratically drawn in an arithmatic test.Well im sure a monkey could add up better than me.What about you.?
 

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I'm really good at maths and love it. I've done maths at degree level and done it well!........However, I can't count for toffee! Adding, subtracting, multiplying and dividing - that's what calculators were invented for!
I bought my first calculator in 1974. It cost £5 (I was getting paid £60 a month gross then) and it could only do those 4 operations. It didn't even have a memory - that one cost £7. I bought it in the mens department in the local department store. They were all displayed on a stand above the gents trousers. No electronics/gagets departments in those days!
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I'm known for my speed at mental arithmetic:)
 

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I can work out VAT on things in my head but strangely my mental arithmetic is not quick.
 

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I'd be totally lost without a calculator ... does that answer your question Gill?! :lol:
 

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I prefer maths than english
but still need a pencil and paper to work sums out
 

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Hated maths at school, still hate it with a passion, scares the hell out of me:irked:.


Trish :hug:
 

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I failed my maths O level 4 times! Never got it - still can't add up even the simplest of sums lol my mind just goes blank as soon as I hear numbers but for some reason my son is a whizz at maths - must get it from his dad.

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totally rubbish at maths, me. was put in for the higher paper at school - but it scared me so much i didnt even turn up for the exam! took me another 2 goes to finally pass it, but i am soooooo rubbish at maths its not even funny. i think i make myself worse because i say to myself 'o i cant do maths' so i dont even try, i just assume i cant! bleugh, hate it hate it hate it!
 

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Arrrgh!! I HATE math, but oddly I like numbers...GO FIGURE!:lol:
 

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