tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-21602861.post5366666188151412739..comments2024-06-28T06:48:27.712+01:00Comments on Razor-blade of Life: Z is puZZledZhttp://www.blogger.com/profile/00822383355869390919noreply@blogger.comBlogger3125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-21602861.post-57711806527975172952013-01-21T16:39:12.754+00:002013-01-21T16:39:12.754+00:00I'm afraid they were just rubbish at maths, wh...I'm afraid they were just rubbish at maths, whatever they were like as teachers. I remember one dismal occasion when one got completely stuck trying to work out something in geometry and a girl who did understand it took pity on her and finished the work on the board. I'll never understand why my parents sent me to such a poor school when I was quite bright and interested in learning. Only a girl so it didn't matter, I'm afraid.Zhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/00822383355869390919noreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-21602861.post-28577448127653449082013-01-21T11:00:18.260+00:002013-01-21T11:00:18.260+00:00I think maths is a different language. Maths teac...I think maths is a different language. Maths teachers need to be good linguists or at least good translators.<br />That hexahexaflexagon looks like one of the toys that came after the rubriks cube. mighttp://letouttoplay.wordpress.comnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-21602861.post-35243967352686593702013-01-21T09:03:44.609+00:002013-01-21T09:03:44.609+00:00Dear Z, I recently talked to my accountant who kne...Dear Z, I recently talked to my accountant who knew my old maths master. She summarised him by saying :- "He was an excellent mathematician, but a rotten teacher - couldn't put an idea across." Perhaps yours was of the same type ?Anonymoushttps://www.blogger.com/profile/07558857315748815249noreply@blogger.com