Why you NEED to show your work!

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ack in high-school, we’ve all had that phase of derision in response to frequent reprimands issued by our teachers to scrupulously demonstrate the steps leading to a solution, especially while working out questions in an examination. “It promotes readability and calls attention to your intuition!”, they said. I vividly remember our Mathematics teacher bellowing at a classroom full of iffy students, re-iterating the importance of…