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Math: Insights, Myths, or a bit of both?* A presentation supported by figures is more credible than one that is not.* Numbers are neutral. They are not affected by cultural, economic, and political differences that influence people and therein liesMoreMath: Insights, Myths, or a bit of both?* A presentation supported by figures is more credible than one that is not.* Numbers are neutral. They are not affected by cultural, economic, and political differences that influence people and therein lies their strength. 1+ 1 = 2, for example, is universal for all people, countries, and political system.* Numbers give weight to a review through the sense of precision they communicate, thereby advancing it to a plane which commands recognition, respect, and acceptance.* Mathematical proof is the most reliable means for objectivity establishing truth.* The precision of mathematical methods guarantees unassailable conclusions which serve as pillars of stability and strength in a word besieged by foggy thinking, prejudice, and rampant special interests.* Mathematically derived conclusions are indisputable because they are based on deductive logic, which is untainted by bias and ideology.A substantial part of my career as a mathematics educator has been devoted to addressing these views. This book is intended as a sharing with teachers, students, and other who are interested in mathematics education of my concerns, problems encountered, and means developed for addressing such views. Math is Precise, Period, vs. Math is Precise, Strings Attached : Reflections of a Math Teacher on Teaching Mathematics by William J. Adams