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Five plus two equals ten minus two plus one.
Twelve plus four equals-let me think…(Mu
m: you done?)

Thirteen minus six equals…(thinking, eats bun)

Mathematics is quite difficult, you know.
But I have to do it so I won’t sweep roads.
But please Mum, can I continue tomorrow?

I am SL, a very young Asian writer who likes writing short stories, mysteries and random bits and bobs, and have written a guest post, with a blog (writinggazette.wordpress.com). I hope you learn Math not to pass school, but for the future.

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