Why mental computation matters
Most of us have stood in front of a class of students and been asked, ‘Why do I need to solve this problem in my head when I’ve got a calculator on my iPad?’ It’s a good point. We’ve become so reliant on our devices to do our thinking for us, it’s easy to forget the importance of being able to quickly and efficiently solve maths problems without a calculator.
Mental computation does matter – and here are five good reasons why.
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