Adding it all up.

Math is my worst subject, and always has been since I was a kid. It’s not that I’m horrible at it. It’s that every other subject out there is pretty easy in comparison. As a kid and a teen, I thought that if it took a lot of work, it just meant I should give up.

As an adult, I’m fighting that. I’m not just fighting to understand math. I’m fighting to find the joy in beating a difficult problem, and I’m fighting for my kids to value that as well.

So I’m going to keep trying in spite of this:

And this:

And even this. Blarg.

My green checkmarks represent answers I’d previously given. The system affirmed they were right, but when I tried to graph them, it then asserted that the answers were wrong. I’m lost, and I need all the help I can get. So if you can see what I’m doing wrong here, let me know.