In my section I talked through the infamous GCSE maths exam questions ‘Hannah’s Sweets’. This question went viral in 2015 because thousands of students went onto social media to complain about difficult and unrealistic it was.

I had a lot of fun going through the solution to the question and then, handed over to Rob Eastaway, who demonstrated a game that explained how probability and quadratic equations are connected.

Maths Inspiration is a national programme of interactive maths lecture shows for teenagers. They give 14-17 year olds a chance to experience the UK’s most inspiring maths speakers presenting mathematics live in the context of exciting, real-world applications.

Maths Inspiration events usually take place in theatres but due to Covid-19 restrictions live ‘shows’ will be online until theatres re-open.

A maths educator, passionate about shining a light on the fun & interesting places maths can be found in real life. Maths is EVERYWHERE and needs to be celebrated!