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  •  I argued against using calculators in elementary (1+ / 0-)
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    Larsstephens

    school math for years.  This was after I bought 2 yards of nylon net @.39/yard.  The clerk whipped out a  calculator to figure out how much to write on the slip.

    sigh   at least he had a calculator    there weren't that many around then

    Laws are like cobwebs, which may catch small flies, but let wasps and hornets break through. Jonathan Swift

    by maybeeso in michigan on Mon Apr 19, 2010 at 05:39:08 PM PDT

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