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math book

Discussion in 'Rants, Musings and Ideas' started by thedeafmusician, Aug 31, 2006.

  1. thedeafmusician

    thedeafmusician Staff Alumni

    What is the POINT of even having an answers section in the back of the textbook if it isnt even CORRECT and has half the answers missing anyway? It destroys the whole purpose of an answer section! I mean the editors probably get paid a decent amount, and so you WOULD THINK that they'd do a decent job. :mad:

  2. Sa Palomera

    Sa Palomera Well-Known Member

    urgh I know exactly what you mean! and it almost ONLY happens in MATH books.. open the answer section in any language book or chemistry book and they are RIGHT, but MATH??? you'd be surprised of the amount of mistakes in the answers :blink: :hug: :hug: :hug:
  3. Dragon

    Dragon Staff Alumni

    We should all write angry letters to the publishers... This used to happen in my school as well >_<
  4. Marshmallow

    Marshmallow Staff Alumni

    Its to all fool you! lol its pretty stupid, i think they shouldn't put the answer's in the back anyway, whats the point? :S
  5. thedeafmusician

    thedeafmusician Staff Alumni

    LOL I'm only peeved because I basically self teach myself math, and so how am I meant to learn without a teacher if I dont have reliable answers? Heh...
  6. Forgotten_Man

    Forgotten_Man Well-Known Member

    Ha ha.... the answer section is correct... but the point is so that you do the work on your own and not just rely on the answer section.
  7. thedeafmusician

    thedeafmusician Staff Alumni

    That is when you have a teacher that you can rely on to ask if you're stuck... lol. But either way I'm over it... sorta anyway lol.