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Updated on: Tuesday, May 28, 2019, 11:48 PM IST

Indore: 6,000 students take part in state-level maths contest

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Indore: About 6,000 students participated in 14th State Level Abacus and Mental Arithmetic Competition organised at Emerald Heights International School on Saturday. The competition was organised from 7 am to 4 pm in different levels for students.  Competition was conducted in foundation module, construction module and advanced module. The students who participated were between 5 to 13 years of age.

Students were given eight minutes to solve 200 questions without using a calculator and based on abacus techniques. Students had been preparing and solving similar questions in their classes. Organiser Neeraj Goel said, “Mathematics is often seen as a challenging subject but abacus techniques help students in calculating faster. As a result, they gain confidence.”  The results of competition will be announced on Sunday. Five champions and five runner-ups from each module will be felicitated at an award function to be organised at Ravindra Natya Grah on Sunday.

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Published on: Sunday, April 28, 2019, 05:52 AM IST
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