Search Results

#5993 + ( )/31  [ Report ]
Mr. Ero: You know what I don't understand? Half of you are taking the AMC 12. You're PAYING MONEY to take a MATH TEST. And yet here I have these math tests I wrote that I am giving you for FREE. You should be happy. You're getting a math test and you don't even have to pay for it!

#5959 + ( )/40  [ Report ]
// Mr. Stueben is discussing the importance of tenure as a teacher
Mr. Stueben: The head of the math department came up to me and told me to stop giving so many quizzes because students were dropping out of my class.
Mr. Stueben: So, I stopped. Then, after two days, I started giving them again. I simply couldn't resist.
Mr. Stueben: The things you can do when you have tenure. 
#5451 + ( )/86  [ Report ]
// Mr. Maney is subbing for a math class
Mr. Maney: So. I'm subbing for your guys' math class today. *grins awkwardly* I know nothing.
Class: You probably know something...
Mr. Maney: I can do my income taxes. I can amortize a loan. I can do real math like that, but I can't do Algebra.
Class: ...this is Calculus.
Mr. Maney: I TOLD YOU I KNOW NOTHING. 
#4263 + ( )/139  [ Report ]
// Dr. Osborne's Precalc class has just taken their first test of the year.
Dr. Osborne: There were many algebraic mistakes that people had made on this test. Such as...
*writes bunch of simple algebraic problems on the board and solves them in the wrong way*
Dr. Osborne: NOOOOO!!!
*furiously crosses them out*
Dr. Osborne: This kind of stuff is OFFENSIVE to me!
Dr. Osborne: I look at this and I go "OH MY GOOOOOOOD!!!" 
#3061 + ( )/129  [ Report ]
// Introducing vectors in precalc
Mr. Auerbach: One common application of vectors is in forces in physics. The units of force are Newtons, also known as kilograms... meters per... something...
Mr. Auerbach: Give me a break, it's been a long time since I ignored Dr. Dell in physics and played Connect Four instead. 
#1706 + ( )/235  [ Report ]
E: See, my theory is that when you come to TJ and learn all these complex algorithms and other stuff, you lose the ability to add or subtract or do other basic things.
K: I think I know what you mean. There are days when I can't add 7 and 5 to make 13.
E: ...You mean twe
K: OH GOD! YOU'RE RIGHT!