Who says Common Core math doesn’t work?

You know the Common Core Curriculum is in trouble when it begins taking flak from the left.

One of the criticisms leveled at the theory, especially in the area of math, is that the approaches being used have no real-world application. Yet thanks to an enterprising woman named Gwendolynn Britt, I am here to tell you that that criticism is unfounded.

Britt writes on Facebook:

Check please! I just want to thank my husband for treating me to dinner last night. More importantly, thank you Common Core for the new technique to calculate the tip. What a life saver!

Fortunately for us, Britt shows her work:

Britt


Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy

Howard Portnoy has written for The Blaze, HotAir, NewsBusters, Weasel Zippers, Conservative Firing Line, RedCounty, and New York’s Daily News. He has one published novel, Hot Rain, (G. P. Putnam’s Sons), and has been a guest on Radio Vice Online with Jim Vicevich, The Alana Burke Show, Smart Life with Dr. Gina, and The George Espenlaub Show.

Commenting Policy

We have no tolerance for comments containing violence, racism, vulgarity, profanity, all caps, or discourteous behavior. Thank you for partnering with us to maintain a courteous and useful public environment where we can engage in reasonable discourse. Read more.

You may use HTML in your comments. Feel free to review the full list of allowed HTML here.

Facebook Comments

Disqus Comments