It’s no secret that the Western Cape has a whizz-kid around every corner, and these math stars are part of the golden bunch! The Western Province Senior and Junior A-Teams left a lasting impact after claiming the top spot at the South African Mathematics Foundation (SAMF) and Actuarial Society of South Africa (ASSA) maths competition.
— SA Maths Foundation (@MathsFoundation) September 15, 2021
The competition took place on Saturday, and consisted of a one-hour individual problem paper with 15 multiple choice questions, which made up the first part of the thrilling event. The second part consisted of 10 challenging problems where the teams could work together to submit one set of answers.
The Western Province A-team claimed the top spot out of 72 junior teams while the senior league saw the Western Province’s A-team soaring to victory to take the first place out of 67 senior teams, as per IOL.
The President of ASSA, Lusani Mulaudzi congratulated the participants and prize winners on their outstanding performances while placing emphasis on the importance of teamwork.
Well done team! What an achievement!