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2011-07-14 09:30:00

DALLAS, July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For a lot of students, no class conjures up feelings of anxiety more than math class. Sometimes just walking into a math classroom is enough to cause distress. Math anxious kids aren't always just 'stressed out' or dislike math; many feel they are unable to succeed in mathematics. They may have struggled in the past and are convinced they'll always have trouble. Signs of math anxiety "Math anxiety is a self-fulfilling prophecy," says Holly Larsson, a...


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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.