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# Results of Arithmetic Survey Questions

by Ron Kurtus (updated 2 February 2022)

Note:For a while I had survey questions on the various topics. Answers were tabulated and placed in a database. That feature has been temporarily put on hold. However, you can still see the results of the survey.

Can you do multiplication in your head? | Yes: 53 (84%) |
No: 10 (15%) |
Total: 63 |

Do you always use a calculator to do arithmetic? | Yes: 13 (25%) |
No: 39 (75%) |
Total: 52 |

Is it worthwhile to memorize multiplication tables? | Yes: 38 (82%) |
No: 8 (17%) |
Total: 46 |

Is arithmetic difficult for you? | Yes: 24 (55%) |
No: 19 (44%) |
Total: 43 |

Do you know how to convert fractions to decimals? | Yes: 29 (85%) |
No: 5 (14%) |
Total: 34 |

Would you like to study higher math? | Yes: 40 (88%) |
No: 5 (11%) |
Total: 45 |

Have calculators ruined the arithmetic skills of people? | Yes: 61 (81%) |
No: 14 (18%) |
Total: 75 |

Are numbers interesting to you? | Yes: 43 (86%) |
No: 7 (14%) |
Total: 50 |

This lesson will answer those questions.

Things add up

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