College Math Teaching

December 16, 2015

And I deducted points for a “Merry Christmas” math joke

Filed under: pedagogy, recreational mathematics — Tags: , — collegemathteaching @ 11:12 pm

From a student’s final exam in my “Life Contingencies” class (and no, I have no actuarial mathematics training…more on that later)


The student completely ignored the domain considerations for the log function and therefore lost points.

OK, not really. But it makes a better meme to say that.


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