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rajun
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Sgt.Swag
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Maths in the education system is very important

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rajun
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 7/30/2013 Category: Education
Updated: 3 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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rajun

Pro

Hello, everyone. I would like to convince all of you to the fact that Maths is a very important subject in our life and in the education system.
Maths helps oneself to increase his speed at daily life calculations...Increase IQ, develop high order thinking skill which helps him throughout our life. One may think that maths has some sub-categories which are never needed in our life but friends please understand that all this sub-categories increase our IQ & GK and also helps us for the future careers that we are going to take up.
Also, please note the fact that in entrance exams and admission tests, we are asked A LOT of mathematical puzzles and mental reasoning questions but less time. So, where does that speed come from?Answer=practicing Maths.
To Sum up I would like to say that even if in some careers "Maths" is not required in the lists...We will find that in the long run maths will help us a lot. So, I do think that Maths is a subject that is very important in the education system
Sgt.Swag

Con

Hello, Rajun I would like to thank you for bringing up such an Important topic, and may we have an excellent debate.

I would first like to start off my thesis by stating that I do not doubt the importance of math, in our education system, but I would like to point out that the study of English is a far more worthy and useful subject in which are education should focus on. As Human beings English is the very foundation of our identity as who we are as individuals. When a baby is born its first words it utters are "Yes or No" not 1 +1 = 2. When we bring math into our education system we can also see how reading out does it in almost every manner, where math is mostly based on logic and laws, reading allows one to be creative in the art of expression and imagination, for example in math we all know that 1 + 1 = 2 it does not equal 4 or 5 it will always = 2 we can not change that, However we can always form opinions on many different types of literature where opinions are endless.
Debate Round No. 1
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Posted by ctalbot25 3 years ago
ctalbot25
Math may help IQ, but it sure hasn't helped your writing ability. Take some Englishs.
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Vote Placed by Enji 3 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: Con argues a red herring - that English in the education system is also important. The resolution, however, is that mathematics is important in the education system, and the importance of English and the importance of maths are not mutually exclusive. Counter JustinAMofatt's S&G point - "maths" is the correct spelling of mathematics in British English and debaters should not be penalised for not necessarily being American.
Vote Placed by Benshapiro 3 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: No sources from either side. Arguments were terrible. Pro had horrendous english, while Con didn't even address the issue of the debate which was about the importance of math in the education system.
Vote Placed by JustinAMoffatt 3 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: One round debate. So no real clash. Con conceded that math was very important. Whether or not another subject is more important is irrelevant. S/G because of the res. "Maths" lol.
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Reasons for voting decision: Con did not rebut anything, he only stated that "English is more important", not that math isn't important. No one used sources, voted Pro to counter Themoderate's vote
Vote Placed by Themoderate 3 years ago
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Reasons for voting decision: If sources were used then I could pick pro.