# The enumerated rights of math learners

Right Number 0

You have the right to learn math wherever you want, at school, at home, on the beach, on the bus, on a train, on a plane, or on a parallel plane.

Right Number 1

You have the right to be silly about math - and anything else.

Right Number 2

You have the right to say, "I don't understand" in a non-whining voice.

Right Number 3

You have the right to invent math questions which are more interesting than those in math textbooks.

Right Number 4

You have the right to engage in mathematics thought experiments, but you must pay for all materials and equipment.

Right Number 5

You have the right to right triangles.

Right Number 6

You have the right to all other rights not hereby enumerated.

Right Number 7

You have the right to use your fingers to count when you're working on difficult calculus problems.

Right Number 8

You have the right to praise physics and make lighthearted fun of all other sciences.

Right Number 9

You have the right to bestow large, unexpected gifts upon math teachers.

Right Number 10

You have the right to litigate mathematical disputes on the basketball court, when the court is in session.

Right Number 11

You have the right to measure everything, no not that.

Right Number 12

You have the right to play bongo drums.