March 8, 2018

Turner Fenton Secondary School mathletes are World Champions

​Grade 11 students from Turner Fenton Secondary School are named the World Champions following a two day World Maths Day competition from March 6 to 8, 2018. Almost four million students from around the world competed in this 48-hour period to test their critical thinking and problem solving abilities with a wide range of math questions. Out of the average score of 220 amongst the secondary school category, Turner Fenton scored an incredible 688.

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Turner Fenton student, Max Wang, placed 5th overall worldwide in the individual standings. Wang, who competed in the competition three years ago, gathered a team of 10 students to participate in this year's competition.

The mathletes team consists of:

  • Daivat Bhavsar
  • Dhruv Cheemakurti
  • Maharshi Desai
  • Azul Goyat
  • Alaap Grandhi
  • Richard Li
  • Eric Lu
  • Phriethan Mahalingam
  • Anish Mahto
  • Max Wang

World Maths Day is an online competition with approximately four million students participating from across the globe. The competition tests the competitors arithmetic and numeracy skills on the Live Mathetics platform.

World Maths Day teamed up with UNICEF to bring education to children in need. For every question answered correctly during the Live Mathletics game, a dollar is donated to fund UNICEF to support schools in Zimbabwe. By competing in World Maths Day, students are helping to support UNICEF projects.

To view the complete list of winners, please view  ​

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