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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...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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