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The Story of the Y to the Third Symbol.


Do you remember third grade? Seems like yesterday, doesn't it?   

I was a reader (and a total geek). There was nothing I loved more than sitting by myself reading a good book. I was decidedly right-brained and, to put it mildly, math did not come easily to me.

Do you remember what it felt like to be called up to the board to solve a math problem? For me, it was a moment of absolute dread! Match me against any elementary school brainiac and I could crush them in a spelling bee. But fractions? Please....no.

Thankfully, the lights came on for me one day. I learned that math wasn't the schoolyard bully after all, and we became close friends. I'll bet you're thinking "good thing!"

Here is a quiz for you.

Don't worry; you won't be graded. Pick a number, any number, with the exception of 1 or 0.

I'll take 7 as an example.  

Add the number 7 together three times. Ready?

7+7+7=21

NOW, take the number 7 and multiply it times itself three times. If you recall third grade, you might recognize that you are simplifying the exponent!  

7x7x7=343

Don't you just love math?? Everything changes with the rotation of the addition sign. Just a little multiplication and we create leverage.


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