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An 11-year-old elementary school student has become the youngest person to pass the college-level Sugaku Kentei mathematics exam, shattering the previous record held by a 13-year-old, the test administrator said Thursday.

Hiroto Takahashi, a fifth-grader from Setagaya Ward in Tokyo, passed the highest level of the assessment test run by Mathematics Certification Institute of Japan in October, officials with the privately run organization said,

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