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The earlier comment on the air regarding having spreadsheets and specialists to do the math misses the point. Unless that person has the basic understanding to evaluate the results from his resources, or understand the limitations and applications of those results, he's not really doing his job . . . blindly accepting results from a "black box" solution is very dangerous . . . "Trust but verify."
On another note, there have been some studies that suggest that there may be indidvidual differences in the ability to understand and visualize multidimensional concepts, which may lead to a "brick wall" for some at the level of Calculus . . . does your guest have any info on that theory?
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