The Top 8 Lies Math Students Love to Tell
8. I'm doing my work!
7. Why am I failing? I handed in all my homeworks and passed all my testses (sic).
6. I was just about to get started.
5. Hey, why'd you erase it? I was copying that.
4. I said that!
3. I'm finished.
2. Mr. Burke, you the greatest math teacher evah! (week before grades are due and/or parents coming to school)
And the Number One Lie Math Students Love to Tell. . .
1. I did my best. I tried really, really hard.