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The Amazing Math Wizard Street Kids in Manila

Many of us are hate or afraid of Mathematics. We always hear from other people that we can ask them any kind of questions, except Math. We consider this as a difficult subject and others assumed that it has no connection with our day to day living. But we knew that numbers are very important because we are using numbers with many transactions. So, we need to know even it is just a basic math. There are viral videos showcasing the Math expertise of some street and it amazed the netizens when they watched their videos.
        The first video was uploaded to Facebook by Chelsea Mae S. Luzanta, a University of Santo Tomas student. Then it got the attention of the netizens until it was featured by TV networks and bloggers as well. The first math wizard kid identified as Gerald answering difficult mathematical questions. He answered very fast the questions without using calculator. He only calculated the numbers in his mind.

            But Gerald is not only the street children who are expert in math; his friends also are math wizards like him.  They answer math questions while they are begging for some coins. According to the report the street children learned the tactics in answering math from the UST Civil Engineering students. Because of the viral videos of the street children who answering mathematical questions, many people believed that they could have a bright future if there is an institution help them. Their parents have no financial capacity to send them to school. They don’t have a house; they only live in the street. The good news is there are some organizations pledged that they will help the math wizard street children.


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