Gifted students tackle complex math in high school

10/13/2008 | Washington Post, The

As of 2004, more than a third of graduating seniors had tackled pre-calculus or calculus during their stint in high school, per federal data, and advanced math students are increasingly seeking out even more challenging courses such as multivariable calculus and linear algebra. "This class is pretty difficult," said Bobbie Pelham Webb, a 17-year-old senior, of her complex variables class, usually taught only to college juniors or seniors majoring in math. "It is one of the first classes that is challenging to me. Calculus was easy."

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