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The inconsistent narrative of maths education is detrimental to the development of mathematical reasoning and appreciation.
The purpose of math **education** is to **educate** on math. Even disregarding the goal of math education, the argument is on whether the inconsistent narrative it generates is detrimental or not to the development of mathematical reasoning and its appreciation. Not on the aims of the system.
The inconsistent narrative of maths education is detrimental to the development of mathematical reasoning and appreciation.
Math students are taught, "You can't <x>", and later it's revealed that they can. (Ex: subtraction of larger numbers from smaller ones) This hides the beauty of maths and concepts to which students can tie understanding.