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 Re: So how the heck do you explain this? User 1013254628-May-15 23:51 User 10132546 28-May-15 23:51
 Re: So how the heck do you explain this? KarstenK27-May-15 5:13 KarstenK 27-May-15 5:13
 Re: So how the heck do you explain this? User 842027-May-15 5:18 User 8420 27-May-15 5:18
 Re: So how the heck do you explain this? Marc Clifton27-May-15 5:25 Marc Clifton 27-May-15 5:25
 Re: So how the heck do you explain this?   Forogar  27-May-15 5:52 Forogar 27-May-15 5:52
 Re: So how the heck do you explain this? Marc Clifton27-May-15 6:31 Marc Clifton 27-May-15 6:31
 Re: So how the heck do you explain this? rnbergren27-May-15 5:35 rnbergren 27-May-15 5:35
 Re: So how the heck do you explain this? Paul M Watt27-May-15 5:41 Paul M Watt 27-May-15 5:41
 Does he know algebra? What exactly would you like to explain? Variables are an abstraction for a model that we use in math, programming and other things. Talking about A and B allow us to think in general (abstract) terms. I think that was astute for him to ask why not just add 2+3 together if he doesn't understand the need for the abstraction. I agree with Mark's line of explanation, use something tangible. To tie the entire argument together, where does the answer get stored? If the equation is A+B=C, have a third bowl labeled C, place the bowls A and B inside of C. How many oranges are in C. A is still equal to 2 B is still equal to 3 C is now equal to 5 And no laws of physics had to be broken to magically produce 5 new oranges just to assign the answer to C.
 Re: So how the heck do you explain this? User 1013254627-May-15 5:49 User 10132546 27-May-15 5:49
 Re: So how the heck do you explain this? Duncan Edwards Jones27-May-15 5:50 Duncan Edwards Jones 27-May-15 5:50
 Re: Your request for "IDEAS" W∴ Balboos, GHB27-May-15 5:52 W∴ Balboos, GHB 27-May-15 5:52
 Re: So how the heck do you explain this? GuyThiebaut27-May-15 6:50 GuyThiebaut 27-May-15 6:50
 Re: So how the heck do you explain this? Roger Wright27-May-15 8:03 Roger Wright 27-May-15 8:03
 Re: So how the heck do you explain this? #realJSOP27-May-15 9:39 #realJSOP 27-May-15 9:39
 Re: So how the heck do you explain this? kalberts28-May-15 2:08 kalberts 28-May-15 2:08
 Re: So how the heck do you explain this? bleahy4828-May-15 3:03 bleahy48 28-May-15 3:03
 Re: So how the heck do you explain this? Ygnaiih28-May-15 3:22 Ygnaiih 28-May-15 3:22
 Re: So how the heck do you explain this? Gullbyrd28-May-15 3:50 Gullbyrd 28-May-15 3:50
 Re: So how the heck do you explain this? Kirk 1038982128-May-15 4:11 Kirk 10389821 28-May-15 4:11
 Re: So how the heck do you explain this? dbrenth28-May-15 4:27 dbrenth 28-May-15 4:27
 Re: So how the heck do you explain this? englebart28-May-15 4:27 englebart 28-May-15 4:27
 Re: So how the heck do you explain this? GenJerDan28-May-15 4:45 GenJerDan 28-May-15 4:45
 Re: So how the heck do you explain this? scmtim28-May-15 5:27 scmtim 28-May-15 5:27
 Re: So how the heck do you explain this? kalberts28-May-15 14:30 kalberts 28-May-15 14:30
 Re: So how the heck do you explain this? Member 255500628-May-15 5:29 Member 2555006 28-May-15 5:29
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