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Have you guys heard of Meghan Trainor’s song a…

Have you guys heard of Meghan Trainor’s song about vector spaces, ‘All About That Basis’?

As my sophomore calculus professor used to say…

As my sophomore calculus professor used to say, ‘you couldn’t be wronger.’

This is called a box plot, for obvious reasons…

This is called a box plot, for obvious reasons.

Remember, no mass transfer within students dur…

Remember, no mass transfer within students during the exam.

Why are you smiling?! Stop it! It makes me ner…

Why are you smiling?! Stop it! It makes me nervous. Maybe I should make the problem harder. I want my students to be terrified.

And now I’ll erase the scratch in this p…

And now I’ll erase the scratch in this proof so you don’t know that I don’t know what I’m doing.

I am never going to hold office hours in my of…

I am never going to hold office hours in my office. The building is scary. The pipes leak. And, worst of all, it is full of other mathematicians.

There’s just so much math that I know that you…

There’s just so much math that I know that you don’t even have the vocabulary for me to describe to you. It’s like … It’s like if you as students are fetuses in the womb and I’m trying to explain with post-birth life is like to you. You just can’t conceptualize that.

This is a Lego piece.

This is a Lego piece.