Do students learn maths in secondary schools in China?
Yes, in fact, Chinese students start to learn maths when they are very young, so they are very good at maths. It is something Chinese people are very proud of.
Do you think maths is difficult?
I think maths is difficult because I didn’t do well in maths when I was a kid, but I think Chinese students
face more difficult maths problems than kids in other countries.
What can people do with maths in their daily life?
Mathematics is widely used in people’s daily life. It is used by people of all ages. For example, older people may use it to calculate the amount of food they buy, while middle-aged people may use it to manage their finances.
Do you learn maths now? Why or why not?
Now I don’t study maths anymore, because I’m in college, and I don’t need to study maths for this subject, but I think maths is very important.