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topsquark My take on this is that no one beyond a Math course is likely to ask you for proofs and such. (Though you may wind up, say, building a shed or deck or something that requires some geometry.) I think that the course's main thrust beyond Mathematics is to help a High Schooler learn the ability to think analytically when approaching a problem, which is a serious deficit in American education in general. I have had to teach this kind of thing in my freshman Physics classes where I would have expected some level of capability.
-Dan