Same Change Flip It!

My students know that tricks and imprecise language bug me. (They don’t know about NixTheTricks.com specifically but they know how I feel.) This morning they were working on identities and I think one student was trying to tell his partner that sine is the reciprocal of cosecant. Regardless, he glanced up, saw me standing nearby and said “you same change flip it!” Then they both looked at me. I rolled my eyes and asked if they do this just to annoy me. “Of course!”

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