“As long as algebra is taught in school, there will be prayer in school.”

Cokie Roberts

“This is really interesting. When I was in the 9th grade, I flunked 9th grade algebra. I couldn't cope with 9th grade algebra. And then I remember taking an aptitude test when I was a sophomore in high school, and they said, "You should probably consider not going to college." Then they said, "Well, what would you like to do?"”

John Warnock

“I don't know why I should have to learn Algebra... I'm never likely to go there.”

Billy Connolly

“If you don't know your algebra, you'll blow the lights and ruin the scene.”

Greg Hauptner

“Men are liars. We'll lie about lying if we have to. I'm an algebra liar. I figure two good lies make a positive.”

Tim Allen

“I'm kind of waiting for an algebra book.”

Roberto Martinez

“Surprisingly, Utah is the second highest in the nation in the number of eighth-graders taking algebra, but we are still low in achievement. Our state math core only goes through linear equations.”

David Wright