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# Maths

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# Leaving Cert
Fewer students to sit this year's Leaving Cert
Over 50,000 students, 13 days, 3.1 million exam papers, 105 subjects. Shudder.
# Project Maths
Bonus points luring students back to higher level maths
An extra 25 points for sitting honours mathematics has led to near-record numbers registering for the paper this year.
# Groundbreaking
Can't get harder than this: Sudoku puzzles must have 17 clues
It was a Dublin mathematician who finally solved this quandary. Yay!
# mathemagic
Events add up to whole lot of fun for Maths Week
More than 100,000 people are taking part in Maths Week, which runs until 22 October and aims to show how beneficial maths is to all areas of life.
# In Numbers
In numbers: how Ireland's students fared in Leaving Cert 2011
Which subjects had the best pass rates? Which had the fewest taking higher level? We’ve crunched the numbers to find out.
# Leaving Cert
Calls for reform of Leaving Cert and third level funding following results
Business and student groups have been reacting to the exam results out today.
# Leaving Cert
High points: Science could be next to offer a bonus to Leaving Cert students
The education minister has said that offering extra Leaving Cert points to students who sit Science subjects is a possibility.
# Daily Fix
The Daily Fix: Monday
All the day’s news, and the bits and pieces you may have missed…
# Maths
Maths Paper 2 deemed to be "grand" after Paper 1 shocker
The Leaving Certificate honours Maths second paper has come as a relief to many after a “very difficult” paper 1.
# Leaving Cert
NUI Galway signs up to extra Maths points
# Test Yourself
Are you one of the 40% with number trouble?
Take our quick quiz and see if you’re one of the two in five who has trouble solving basic maths problems.