Common Core math: So hard to comprehed a PhD can’t hack it

This is rapidly becoming an epidemic. A child is assigned a math problem to be solved using the enigmatic methods taught in schools that are using the Common Core Curriculum Standards. Then a sane adult who learned math the conventional way weighs in. Oftentimes that adult holds a doctorate.

Here is the latest.

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David Freddoso, who shared the problem, tweets:

 

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.