Gad’s Hill Seniors joined students from across the county to take part in a mathematics workshop this week.
The four-strong squad entered the regional rounds of The UK Mathematics Trust Team Maths Challenge 2020, alongside 18 other schools, including the prestigious Judd School, Tonbridge.
First-time entrants Shell students Anji and Michael, both 12, teamed-up with Year 9’s Archie and Jake for four rounds of tough problem solving tasks such as:
The above question is taken from The UK Mathematics Trust Team Maths Challenge 2019, group round, Q10 – check your answer here.
Gad’s Hill Head of Maths, Mr Richard Harris, said: “I am immensely proud of the pupils and their teamwork and resilience as some of the questions were very demanding indeed.
“They were a credit to Gad’s Hill and thoroughly deserving of our traditional detour to McDonald’s on the way back to school!”