Students in Louisiana thought this math symbol looked like a gun. Police were called

Police in Allen Parish, Louisiana, searched a student’s home after a group of high-schoolers discussed how the square-root sign could look like a gun.

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Hasnain says:

This whole story is sad.

Additional gem in the article:

> Students in the group began commenting that the symbol, which represents a number that when multiplied by itself equals another number, looked like a gun.

... how does the article writer not know how to explain what a square root is.

Posted on 2018-02-24T00:17:31+0000