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Hardly. Maths is very employable. That phrase "transferable skills" springs to mind, and for the case of maths, you get analytical, problem-solving, and loical thinking skills.
So you are saying that if he wanted to be a geography teacher, he could get away with out doing geography and only maths a level?
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So you are saying that if he wanted to be a geography teacher, he could get away with out doing geography and only maths a level?
I was responding to what I thought your post implied: that graduates from those subjects just end up teaching those subjects.
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Hardly. Maths is very employable. That phrase "transferable skills" springs to mind, and for the case of maths, you get analytical, problem-solving, and loical thinking skills.
Geography utilises the same skills but in a very different way.

I maintain that Geography is the most 'relevant to life' subject that you can study.
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(Original post by XTinaA)
I was responding to what I thought your post implied: that graduates from those subjects just end up teaching those subjects.
1. We are talking about A levels at best.

2. I did say extreme examples
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(Original post by katiyakat)
Geography utilises the same skills but in a very different way.

I maintain that Geography is the most 'relevant to life' subject that you can study.
Depending what type of life you lead.

Eg A geoglist or an actuary
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maths is far more beneficial than geography plus its actually more fun, yes thats right i said fun
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(Original post by katiyakat)
Geography utilises the same skills but in a very different way.

I maintain that Geography is the most 'relevant to life' subject that you can study.
Every subject is very relevant to life. "Most" and least is relative and up for debate.
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[QUOTE=2776]Whats better? A rock or a calculator?[QUOTE]


Depends in what circumstances you are in. If I wanted to kill somebody, a rock would be 1000 times more useful!
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maths is far more beneficial than geography plus its actually more fun, yes thats right i said fun
as long as your getting the right answers
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with ure strenght eddie neither would be of any use
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(Original post by XTinaA)
Every subject is very relevant to life. "Most" and least is relative and up for debate.
Obviously - I was just stating my personal opinion, hence my use of 'I maintain' as opposed to 'Geography is...'
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as long as your getting the right answers
That's not the subject's fault!
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Obviously - I was just stating my personal opinion, hence my use of 'I maintain' as opposed to 'Geography is...'
Sorry, I accept. And I'll maintain my own opinion too.
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It depends what you want to do. ie being a geograpphy teacher? Or being a maths teacher? Extreme examples of either, but it stems to that. Your career choice.
alot of computing companies employ maths graduates.
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That's not the subject's fault!
I don't know - sometimes it seemed like Maths was out to get me .
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[QUOTE=eddiedaboss][QUOTE=2776]Whats better? A rock or a calculator?


Depends in what circumstances you are in. If I wanted to kill somebody, a rock would be 1000 times more useful!
I was referring to (parody) the crap question on the thread, "Whats better, geograhy or maths"
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Every subject is very relevant to life. "Most" and least is relative and up for debate.
even general studies and critical thinking?..............i think not
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alot of computing companies employ maths graduates.
And? We are talking about A LEVELS PEOPLE.
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OK. Ok. the outcome to this thread is that maths is more usual whereas geography is more fun :cool:
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even general studies and critical thinking?..............i think not
Critical thinking, a skill employed by critics. They fill columns on newspapers, for example.
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