Tammy  Fagundes
Tammy Fagundes answered Archer Bexley's question
You shouldn't worry about other people stealing your thunder, happiness is not a zero sum game and this really seems like a non-issue unless a person is unreasonably selfish.
Tammy  Fagundes
Tammy Fagundes answered Sudo the Dragon's question

To teach you logic mainly and as mr. McCann pointed out to teach you how to think and tackle problems. Not to mention the fact that systems of equations become very relevant in more advanced levels of math.