Put your maths skills to the test

By Hannah McDowell Thursday, March 27, 2014

An interesting article in The Telegraph looks at the lack of maths skills amongst young British people and features an interactive maths quiz to give readers the chance to test their own skills.

Figures from the latest OECD report showed that British schoolchildren are worryingly lagging dramatically behind their peers in the Far East and other parts of Europe.

The research report compared 15-year-olds’ abilities in core academic subjects across 65 countries and revealed that the UK was ranked just 26th for maths – with only 12 per cent of UK students gaining the highest possible scores.

So how do you rate your numeracy skills? Do you know your percentage from your average? Take the test here to see how good your maths skills are …

Maths test

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