sentences I didn’t expect to hear from my 2nd grader

“I don’t have that algorithm memorized yet.”

Honestly? I had to look up how to spell ‘algorithm.’

Also, how old were you when you first had math homework that looked like this:

21 – (12+6)=

I’m thinking it was sixth or seventh grade, personally. Have I forgotten that much, or has math really gotten that much harder?

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May 14, 2007. growing up. 16 comments.