Confusion can be extremely frustrating and taxing. I remember sitting in a math class when the teacher told us that any number to the zero power equals 1. Huh? Why? Who came up with this BS? I spent weeks trying to wrap my head around such an abstract concept and it drove me up the wall. I still to this day don’t understand why or how that rule works in mathematics but you know what I do know, Math.

That confusion over one rule of mathematics sparked my brain into action and caused me to focus and learn. It created interest and put stress on my mind so that it had no choice but to grow and learn new things about math. I can now, thanks to my confused mind, compute complex real life equations in my head with a great deal of accuracy. If it were not for some…

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