In 7th grade math, half our grade was the daily quizzes which were supposed to drill in the ability to do chained calculations recited aloud rapid-fire by the teacher, but simply separated those who could keep up from those who couldn’t. I aced all written tests, failed all the quizzes, and got a C.
On the math example in the video, it’s easy to keep a running total, calculator-style, on the second run-through… but only if I ignore operator precedence. That seems to be the intent, but it feels wrong.
If you are looking for a place to donate to help out the people in the Philippines, Eli Rabett has a list of places HERE
Click here to visit my page for the novel Sungudogo, which is now available for the Kindle
I and the BIRD … not just a Web Carnival any more