11-year-old breaks record as youngest person to pass high level math test

National Nov 16, 2018

11-year-old breaks record as youngest person to pass high level math test

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 ...

Chiba whiz kid youngest yet to clinch college-level math exam

National Jul 20, 2016

Chiba whiz kid youngest yet to clinch college-level math exam

Thirteen-year-old student Hibiki Sugawara is counting his blessings after becoming the youngest person to pass a college-level mathematics proficiency test. "I was really happy when I found out that I passed it because I wasn't so sure if I got some questions right," Hibiki, a ...