Competition challenges first-graders with advanced math

05/6/2013 | Commercial-News (Danville, Ill.)

First-graders from all elementary schools in Danville, Ill., will gather Friday for the annual First-Grade Math Challenge, a competition that tasks the young students with word problems, fractions and some algebra -- all material that's beyond the typical first-grade math curriculum. Just as students must show their work on math tests, these competitors will get bonus points if they can explain their answers.

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