Originally Posted by
Drez
I actually failed out of HS because of math. Just couldn't get engaged enough to put in the work to get my math sequence. Luckily, seeing as it was only that class I couldn't pass, the school and I had an arrangement where they would give me my diploma once I passed a college level math course that was comparable to or above the one I couldn't pass in HS. Too bad I took 10 years to do that, lol.
But, yeah. Math became much more accessible to me after learning the non-math back story. It made it more tangible to me. Made it more than just a jumble of numbers and letters where you just had to follow rote rules to solve for x, y, or z.