so what I don't get is why we have to learn probability; it's not like there's an everyday use for it, and not everybody is going to be a Weatherman/girl.

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  1. Did you know that the word in your name is spelled Awesome?

    You can make that argument about almost everything you study in school. We do not have a crystal ball showing exactly what everyone needs to know for the next 60 years or so.

    Read this for some ideas about the uses of probability.

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    Ms. Sue
  2. Because the teachers said, "Let there be useless math." and there was useless math.

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