Her: I like 9+3= 12 better than 8+4=12.
Me: Really? Why?
Her: I feel 4 and 8 are capable of so much more.
Me: *I can’t even…*
– Only my math loving daughter would think of numbers as having personalities. Hope 4 and 8 live up to her expectations 🙂
I never thought Microsoft Excel could be used to do math. I always thought it was only used to plan vacations. Atleast that’s what amma does.
– Exclaims my 10 year old to her father, looking at me accusingly, as she discovers a whole new world with him.
Her: I’m glad I’m done with 11 amma.
Me: Why? What’s the big deal about 12?
Her: One, it’s not a prime number. Two, besides 1 & 12 it is divisible by 4 other numbers. And three, even numbers are feminine.
– There are many reasons to look forward to a birthday, but only my older daughter would have not one, but three mathematical and logical reasons.
Her: Amma, do you remember any Algebra from school?
Me: Maybe a little.
Her: If you don’t even remember most of what they taught you at school, then what is the use of it? Why do I have to learn Algebra?
– Note to @KhanAcademy: Pls do a video on “7 Reasons Why You NEED Algebra – A Parent’s Guide to Handling Backchat”