Show of hands: Who here hates math? You won't need a calculator to see that the number is big. One survey found that a third of Americans would rather clean their bathrooms than do a math problem, and more than half of children polled said they would rather eat broccoli. Are some people just not meant to ace algebra? Are they destined to despise digits? Allison Hintz wants to put a big, red ‘X’ through that way of thinking.