tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-264226589944705290.post4483864951543990096..comments2022-08-07T01:05:01.413-07:00Comments on God Plays Dice: Spiegelhalter on "risk literacy"Michael Lugohttp://www.blogger.com/profile/15671307315028242949noreply@blogger.comBlogger2125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-264226589944705290.post-56856801966034936952009-01-09T10:59:00.000-08:002009-01-09T10:59:00.000-08:00there's so much more than calculusI'd go further a...<I>there's so much more than calculus</I><BR/><BR/>I'd go further and say that there's not much less useful to most people than calculus.Anonymousnoreply@blogger.comtag:blogger.com,1999:blog-264226589944705290.post-76223957031952585772009-01-09T08:31:00.000-08:002009-01-09T08:31:00.000-08:00I'd much rather see students learning probability ...I'd much rather see students learning probability and statistics, as well as general mathematical problem-solving and logic, than calculus. Calculus is certainly a powerful tool for solving a wide variety of problems, and there are plenty of careers where it's useful, but most people will not have any use for it in their everyday lives.Anonymousnoreply@blogger.com