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A social filter to sieve out the nerd from the herd—often used as a stumbling block to prevent otherwise intelligent people from reaching their full potential.
It's convenient and faster for interviewers to use the math grade as an assessment weapon to filter out the "bad" applicants from the "good" ones.
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by MathPlus January 31, 2017
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A word that triggers all kinds of psychological ills: frustration, pain, suffering, anger, fear, or even suicide—it has the effect of making an otherwise intelligent person feel or look stupid.
Without a working knowledge of abstract or applied math, geeks wouldn't know how to seamlessly set up an online Wittypedia like Urban Dictionary—math is a necessary evil that allows us to enjoying the good things in life.
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An educational talisman used to determine whether one has got the "right" left brain to pursue a career in science, engineering, or technology (SET).
Why are so many politicians in the West obsessed with math?—do they secretly want their students to beat their Singaporean and mainland Chinese counterparts in international comparative studies like TIMSS and PISA?
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Math is like an STD, it starts out as just a pain, but then it festers into this horrible disease which you can't even understand let alone do anything about.
A) Elementary School: This adding shit is easy, but annoying as fuck
B) Middle School: Ugh equations n shit, man this is so much worse than elementary school
c) High School: Fuck man, all this trigonometry, sin cos bullshit, polar coordinates and shit, this pretty hard
d) College: WTF, FUCK THIS STUPID CALCULUS FINDING THE THIRD INTEGRAL OF A IMPLICIT FUNCTION FUCK THAT I DON'T GET SHIT FUCK
e) Advanced College: MAN I THOUGHT CALC WAS BAD, FUCK THIS LINEAR ALGEBRA, VECTORS IN THE 8th DIMENSION SHIT MAN, AT LEAST CALC I COULDS SEE WHAT THE FUCK I WAS DOING, NOW I'm JUST FUCK A NUMBER IN THE ASS AND THEN SOMEHOW FIGURING OUT SOME OTHER GAY SHIT
d) Graduate School and Beyond: This theoretical physics man... this ain't even math.. all I'm doing is making up some shit, using a couple numbers and getting paid, if only I had known math was going to be this easy before.
by asstitiesasstites March 16, 2012
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Chris: Dad, can you help me with my math homework?
Peter: Math. Math, my dear boy, is nothing more than the lesbian sister of biology.
by Jenny February 07, 2004
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The only science that truly saves lives .
Student : Why do we study maths ???
Teacher : Mathematics saves lives .
Student : How is that ?
Teacher : It keeps stupid people like you from getting to medical school .
by somon June 16, 2009
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A subject that is easy to do and seduces you into it. Then it becomes substantially harder as you progress. Eventually, you will get gang raped by Algebra, Geometry, Calculus, Statistics, Linear Algebra, Multivariable calculus... watch the integral...
Person 1: Hey what did you do last night?

Person 2: Ugh i had to do math homework...

Person 1: Wow that has got to hurt...

Person 2: Yeah it sure left a mark...
by ihatelifemorethanyou April 14, 2009
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