# Take the PAIN out of math part 2

## Counting, really? Doesnt everybody know all about counting?

5 min readJun 17, 2023

No, there’s actually a lot to learn here.

As I said in part 1, I will be keeping in mind the question “do we need math”?

I am going to start with a very basic approach here, but bear with me, it will get interesting. **There are no shortcuts on the path to mastering mathematics.**

So… what is counting? I mean, you can point to a dozen eggs and say, “one, two, three… twelve” but how is that different than…