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**LettucePrime**
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t1_j9nx9qv wrote

Reply to comment by **khamelean** in **Question for any AI enthusiasts about an obvious (?) solution to a difficult LLM problem in society** by **LettucePrime**

I wonder why high school math students are still required to show their work when Wolfram Alpha can factor polynomials no problem.

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**khamelean**
t1_j9ny3zc wrote

Because they “won’t always have a calculator on them”…

Wolfram alpha can also show workings btw.

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**LettucePrime**
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t1_j9nyzj2 wrote

Yeah I'm very aware. I'm also aware it's detrimental to getting the knowledge in your head. It's the same reason we don't teach kids basic arithmetic with 4 function calculators. An essay is "showing your work" about the topic of your essay.

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