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Do you remember your fractions? Where you a whizz at arithmetic, but dreaded calculus? Can you ‘solve for x’? Do you know the difference between Pi and a pie?
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It’s time to prove whether you are in fact smarter than a matric student!
Find out by tackling the three ‘simple’ mathematics questions below.
The answers appear at the bottom of the article – but no cheating (or calculators) allowed!
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NOTE: The following questions appeared in the June 2022 National Senior Certificate (NSC) Mathematics 1 paper
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