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Old Man Yells At Cloud


On Tue, Sep 19, 2017 at 9:17 AM, Grant Edwards <grant.b.edwards at gmail.com>
wrote:

> On 2017-09-19, Jan Erik =?utf-8?q?Mostr=C3=B6m?= <lists at mostrom.pp.se>
> wrote:
>
> > And I'm amazed how often I see people trying to calculate
> >
> >      change = sum handed over - cost
> >
> > and then trying to figure out what bills/coins should be returned
> > instead of doing the simple thing of just adding to the cost.
>
> When I was a kid, making change like that was something we were all
> taught in school.  I have a feeling that's been dropped from most
> curricula.
>
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Not sure about the most recent decade, but back when I was in elementary
school(1995-2001-ish),
we definitely still learned math through how to make change.