# All news on the topic: Maths

A tricky maths question involving a number of squares and plus and minus signs left some adults advising children to 'refuse' to answer it in protest of 'poor structure'

Thousands of parents have blasted a 'new form of maths' being taught in school, after one mum couldn't understand why her six-year-olds' answer to a seemingly simple question was marked as incorrect

People looking to train their brains in 2024 are in luck, as this seriously challenging maths puzzle is set to get the cogs whirring - but can you answer it in less than 12 seconds?

A parent posted their six-year-old's maths question online concerning apples and paint and it was so baffling that one person labelled it a 'weird sphinx riddle' - can you solve it?

Not everyone finds maths easy, and this 'brain test' is proving to be particularly hard, as only 1% of people are able to solve it. So why not set some time aside to give it a go?

Geniuses can answer this tricky maths sequence question in less than 11 seconds. What about you? It requires a little bit of maths knowledge and is deceptively simple

The quiz was designed for parents to see if they could match the abilities of their children in Year 12 who were about to take exams

A difficult maths question that featured in a higher-level test paper for Year 12 students in Australia has left many people stumped - as some labelled the question brutal

How good are you at maths? This seemingly simple maths sequence challenges you to find out what three is - but it's stumped many adults who can't decide on the right answer

A difficult maths question has left people scratching their heads as while it might look straightforward to some, it's a lot trickier than you might think

A maths question has left some people scratching their heads after it went viral online, as everyone has a different answer for the problem and people can't agree

Only true geniuses will be able to work out this 'impossible' question given on the BBC quiz show Only Connect - and you'll earn serious bragging rights if you guess it

Thousands of people have been stumped by a maths question which others have deemed 'easy'. The quiz question has now gone viral, so are you able to work out the answer?

Even the brainiest of mathematicians were left scratching their heads with this tricky equation going viral online - leaving people arguing over what the correct answer is

Parents have been left scratching their heads over a tricky maths question that's supposed to be aimed at 10-year-olds, with even some teachers struggling to solve it

Maths elicits a different response in every one of us, but only a tiny 8% of parents said that they would attempt a GCSE maths question - and they wouldn't even necessarily get it right

Over half of Brits couldn't wait to drop maths at school - and one in five now feel physically sick when having to deal with numbers

PM says being bad at maths is embarrassing, rather like his handling of his latest half-baked education idea, says Polly Hudson

As Prime Minister Rishi Sunak declares that Britain needs to scrap its 'anti-maths mindset' in order to get the economy thriving once more, the Mirror has set readers three tricky GCSE maths questions

All children will be forced to study maths up to the age of 18, but ministers may introduce a new easier qualification so not everybody will have to do the subject at A-Level

Top US mathemetician Ryan 'Skip' Garibaldi broke down ways to increase your chances of winning the lottery in the US - whether with scratcher tickets, on the Powerball or the Megal Millions

A number of parents have been left scratching their heads after being presented with a maths question aimed at 10 year olds, and even some maths teachers agree that it's a bit too tricky

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