The formulas and ideas you learn in math are very useful, but even if you never use them again, learning math develops critical thinking and problem-solving skills—it makes you smarter.

Your body gets stronger when you exercise it by running, lifting weights, and jumping rope. Your mind gets stronger when you do math—solving problems, understanding new ideas, and proving theorems. Most athletes don’t lift weights in competition, but having stronger muscles helps you in all your sports. Most people don’t do advanced math for their work, but being smarter helps you in everything you do.

- Math helps you learn how to solve the hard challenges in your life that no one has solved before.
- Math helps you learn to recognize mistakes in thinking and errors in arguments—it helps you recognize when people are lying to you or trying to cheat you.
- Math helps you handle data. The world is filled with more and more numbers, patterns, and data. Math gives you the important tools you need to deal with it all, make sense of it, and use it in your life.

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Math really can help you a lot with your daily life

I want to use math in real life for everything i do, but i cant think of how to use it in everyday situations.

In this class I learned about different careers and was surprised at how many involved using alot of math.

I learned or take away from this class the importance of Math and having a good paying job.

This article is about the contrary belief that math is a waste of time. This article talks about the history and how scientists have proven that students who received extra studies in math were more successful. They say how math isnt just about numbers but about creative problem solving and theory building.

Math can help you in everday life