Comparison of math tests in England and China

Published on April 26, 2007

Comparison of math tests in England and China

    English students are invited to solve a simple math problem from the entrance exam at Chinese University.

    The Royal Society of Chemistry (United Kingdom) will pay a prize of £ 500 to one lucky person who correctly solves the problem taken from the Chinese test:


    For comparison, you can cite the test that is asked in the UK to test the knowledge of freshmen:


    By comparing both tests, you can notice a huge difference in knowledge of the subject: Chinese children study mathematics until they are 18 years old, and English only to 16 years.

    via BBC News