Puzzle for Today
Puzzle No. 506– Thursday 20 June
One in five high school students drops out before getting a diploma in the US. Failing maths is the single biggest academic reason given. Prof Andrew Hacker from Queens College says only about 7% of human beings have a kind of natural aptitude for math, and for the rest, it's sheer torture! Assuming all those who get on with maths obtain their diploma, what percentage of us overcome maths challenges with just pure grit and determination?!
Today’s #PuzzleForToday has been set by Dr Shaun Fitzgerald, Director of The Royal Institution