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Friday Math Movie - Math Test Anxiety

By Murray Bourne, 27 Jun 2008

This week's movie, Math Test Anxiety is a weird Japanese anime.

The video cleverly captures the nightmare that many students experience in the days before a mathematics test. Note how the stress manifests itself in the student's rejection of his mother's kindness.

Some of this movie is disturbing. It's not pretty or fun.

You have been warned.

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  1. Use simple calculator-like input in the following format (surround your math in backticks, or qq on tablet or phone):
    `a^2 = sqrt(b^2 + c^2)`
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    \( \int g dx = \sqrt{\frac{a}{b}} \)
    (This is standard simple LaTeX.)

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