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Old 2017-06-02, 00:10   #29
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Originally Posted by chalsall View Post
You can excel! Take interest!

Here's a challenge I often gave my students:

Given a spreadsheet program (Excel, LibraOffice, et al) compute the 12 by 12 times table.

Those who are good only need to enter one number ("1") in A1, and every other cell is a formula.

The really good ones can complete this exercise in less than sixty seconds.
I do have interests ( science, math,chess,...) but they are unlikely to get me employment without degrees I no longer would go back to school for. bakery training in employability skills is not an interest I have and the best they've done so far is a person who used to be in the navy talking conversions that and seeing how much I can push without getting crippled.
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