Are you smarter than a 5-year-old? Preschoolers can do algebra

http://feeds.sciencedaily.com/~r/sciencedaily/~3/GMI0zRGiAVc/140306130048.htm

Millions of high school and college algebra students are united in a shared agony over solving for x and y, and for those to whom the answers don’t come easily, it gets worse: Most preschoolers and kindergarteners can do some algebra before even entering a math class. A new study finds that most preschoolers and kindergarteners, or children between 4 and 6, can do basic algebra naturally.

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