Advanced maths irrelevant to life
The average person learns most of the maths they will ever need by the end of primary school. All they require at secondary level are short modules, including revision modules, according to individual needs.
In higher education, students in the subjects she cites certainly need to be able to use and interpret statistics but most universities put on appropriate courses for students who need them. A great deal of the maths done at school is not in any case relevant to these subjects.
Professor John Quicke
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