Third-grade Common Core math problem has no answer — seriously

rottencoreCommon Core has been universally condemned by just about everyone with more than one functioning brain cell — and for good reason.

The lessons are garbage, intended to turn children into mindless, indoctrinated, stupid liberal drones.  That’s bad enough.  Then there are “math” problems like this.

That’s right — if you look closely, you’ll see there are no shaded areas…

One person had a solution that would fit right in with today’s politically-correct “education” system:

The mother provided a bit more info in another tweet:

But here’s a more likely solution:

Of course, that also works for voting, or watching “news” from the Democrat-media complex.

Twitchy added:

This problem may seem difficult, particularly for a third-grader who has just begun learning about fractions. Fortunately, the solution (click here) is quite straightforward.

I like that solution — and I aced all my college math courses.  Of course, that was back when we used actual math…



Joe Newby

A 10-year veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, Joe ran for a city council position in Riverside, Calif., in 1991 and managed successful campaigns for the Idaho state legislature. Co-author of "Banned: How Facebook enables militant Islamic jihad," Joe wrote for from 2010 until it closed in 2016 and his work has been published at Newsbusters, Spokane Faith and Values and other sites. He now runs the Conservative Firing Line.

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