Believe it or not, math can be quite useful later in life. Daily living can require some math basics. Just going to the supermarket, you would want to check out the sales and calculate if you really end up saving money. My student that was put in charge of the scenery for the school play found that she used her math skills to ensure that all sketches were done in proper proportion. Baking in bulk makes knowing your fractions a necessity. Additionally, many jobs use math skills extensively. Another important aspect of knowing your math is that it can help you make better economic and political decisions.
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