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Carol Vorderman: 'We need more maths'

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TV personality Carol Vorderman is recommending that all schoolchildren should study maths until the age of 18, in a report commissioned by the Conservatives to find out why young people do badly in the subject.

She explains how to get young people off the mathematical "scrap heap".


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