The Ten Commandments of
1. Thou shalt not
divide by zero.
2. Thou shalt not
put other textbooks before thee in math class.
3. Thou shalt show
thy work; check thy work and confirm that thy results are reasonable.
4. Remember thy test
days and prepare for them wholly.
5. Thou shalt honor
the correct order of operations.
6. Thou shalt not
do thy math homework in ink!
7. Thou shalt commit
the facts of arithmetic to memory.
8. Thou shalt do
unto one side of an equation what thou doest to the other.
9. Thou shalt not
bear false witness against thy original problems; thou shalt copy thy
problems accurately and legibly.
10. Thou shalt not
covet thy neighbor's paper, not anything that is thy neighbor's.
- Author Unknown (www.teachnet.com/lesson/math/10commforclass.html)