World Maths Day 2010

Bayside and Sacred Heart schools yesterday took part in World Maths Day.

Students play at home and at school against other students around the world in live games of mental arithmetic. Each game lasts for 60 seconds and students can play up to 500 games, earning points for each correct answer. The students who answer the most questions appear in the Hall of Fame.

At Sacred Heart school the head of maths Mr Rocca was helped by organiser Mr Lomax.

At Bayside head of maths Mrs Riddell was helped by organiser Miss Martinez.

The top scorer was Nilesh Chhatwani from year 8.

Nilesh answered 60 questions in 1 minute, scoring a total of 10,686 points.