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Does maths matter?

It's been said that the British are uniquely happy to admit to being bad at maths.

On tonight's show Angellica Bell told us about maths in "real-life". Mathematical law is abundant in nature, but us Brits just don't seem to be so keen on studying it in the classroom.

One statistic is: Despite the government spending £5 billion in the last decade to improve education, 75% of all English adults wouldn't get a C at maths GCSE.


See also: Sit a mock maths GCSE at BBC Bitesize.

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What would it take to change our attitudes? Does maths even matter anymore?


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