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The AlmostHatedMathButDon'tAnymore Manifesto on Learning
Most lessons hit you in the face with technical definitions. It's discouraging and intimidating, a "math machismo" that's proud of walking backwards uphill. Let's not spoil the view too early!
I just want the fastest way up. What leads to real understanding? Clear, simple insights in everyday language.
BetterExplained uses analogies, diagrams, examples and plainEnglish descriptions to make the big picture click. Then we can understand (not memorize) the technical details.
See, I want the blurrytosharp approach, not a topdown one.
If you need rigorous details up front, Wikipedia is waiting. I'm fighting for you and the younger version of myself who almost gave up on math, and just wants things to click.

Students: Get a genuine grasp of a difficult topic (like imaginary numbers) that’s being covered in class.

Parents: Explore the joy of discovery (like adding up 1 to 100) with your kids.

Educators: Incorporate the text or diagrams into your courses, academic papers, or include articles as supplemental reading.

Professionals: Try seeing advanced topics (like the Fourier Transform) in a new light.
If an insightfirst approach resonates with you, you’ll feel right at home.