What you learn in school stays in school

In case you didn’t know, Singapores kids are ranked among the top in the world when it comes to education in Maths and Science, according to Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study.

But just because we rank tops as kids doesn’t mean mathematical aptitude stays with us for life. Par example, I draw your attention to the article from Channelnewsasia:

First-timers get double chances to buy new HDB flats

“Considering that there are like a few hundred units left and there are thousands applying (for them), I think chances are like 50 percent or 40 percent,” said Hazli Ismail, a first-time HDB flat buyer.

You do the math.

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