Why Tech Shouldn’t Replace Learning the Quadratic Formula

AX^2+BX+C: Remember doing pages and pages of solving for the quadratic formula and feeling like algebra class was useless? Some argue that PhotoMath, an app which produces a step-by-step solution for a photographed linear equation, “will make Algebra class seem even more pointless.” But over at ReasoningMind, Paulette Willis argues that PhotoMath is no golden solution--and offers an eloquent explanation of why learning to solve equations has a point after all.

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