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Trainee Teachers Can’t Count

The Daily Mail has a report today saying that one fifth of trainee teachers can not spell or do sums. One apparently took 37 resits before passing a maths test. Presumably the point of the article is to create a … Continue reading

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Are Sea Levels Rising – You Can Check Using Simple Arithmetic

It is commonly reported that sea levels are going to rise by over a meter in this century. DEFRA in the UK issued predictions in 2006 that sea levels will rise as Period Rate of Sea Level Rise mm/year Total … Continue reading

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