” I love that once you know the basic rules of maths, you can do whatever you want with it. “


” When I was little, I carried a book of times tables around everywhere and always tried to get the best score. I like the fact that you don’t need any tools, only your head. I also enjoy rules and, with maths, you are either right or wrong. “


” Maths is like learning a language: you need to learn the basics to get going, but a lot of adults go into blind panic about numbers and switch off. “


” The brain is muscle. If you don’t exercise it, it will get slow. “


” Even though you picture Russians as stoic, their language is really poetic. “


” I didn’t realise until I did CBT that I was a perfectionist. Whenever you do anything, there are always going to be things that go wrong, it’s never going to be 100 per cent perfect. Because of how I was, I’d focus on those bits and always see the negative in anything. “


” You can have your opinions, and you can share them with your friends, but why would you go online to tell a stranger something random about their appearance? I don’t get that. “


” More than other subjects, there’s a myth that you have to be an absolute genius to be good at maths and to enjoy it, so I think it’s less accessible for people. Even the word ‘maths’ makes people screw their face up. They do the maths face. “


” You sit men and women down and give them a maths test, and they will do fairly equally. Then you set up the same test, but with different people, and make them tick a box to say whether they are a man or a woman, and the women do significantly worse in the maths test than they did previously in a group set. “


” I don’t think you need to get married necessarily. Girls just assume they will get married and have babies, but that isn’t the right thing for everyone. “



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I love that once you know the basic rules of maths, you can do whatever you want with it.
When I was little, I carried a book of times tables around everywhere and always tried to get the best score. I like the fact that you don


Maths is like learning a language: you need to learn the basics to get going, but a lot of adults go into blind panic about numbers and switch off.
The brain is muscle. If you don
Even though you picture Russians as stoic, their language is really poetic.
I didn
You can have your opinions, and you can share them with your friends, but why would you go online to tell a stranger something random about their appearance? I don
More than other subjects, there
You sit men and women down and give them a maths test, and they will do fairly equally. Then you set up the same test, but with different people, and make them tick a box to say whether they are a man or a woman, and the women do significantly worse in the maths test than they did previously in a group set.
I don
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