Americans Say Math Is Hard, Obama and CEOs Take Action Americans Say Math Is Hard, Obama and CEOs Take Action
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Americans Say Math Is Hard, Obama and CEOs Take Action

by Nikhil Swaminathan

September 19, 2010

Did you know that more than 90 percent of Americans believe math is necessary to having success in life? Despite the fact that 30 percent of Americans believe they are any good at the subject. Here's a really crazy stat: 30 percent of Americans have such an aversion to math problems that they'd rather clean a bathroom than solve one. It's like we're a nation of "Math Class Is Tough" Teen Talk Barbies. (See video below.)

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Americans Say Math Is Hard, Obama and CEOs Take Action