357 students from Leitrim set to take part in Maths Week

Claire McGovern

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357 students from Leitrim set to take part in Maths Week

357 Leitrim students are set to take part in Maths Week events in their schools.

The countdown is on as students from schools across Leitrim prepare to celebrate Maths Week Ireland 2016 which kicks off on Saturday 15th October and runs right through until Sunday 23rd October. The festival, now in its eleventh year is the largest festival of Maths in the world and promises to be a true celebration of numbers.

Throughout the week a host of national and international mathematicians will demonstrate the importance of maths while also entertaining the Leitrim students with an array of maths games, teasers, challenges and magic maths shows. Teachers from schools across Leitrim have so far registered 357 students to take part in Maths Week events in their schools with many more expected to make it the biggest Maths Week celebration to date.

You can find out more about what is happening in your area by logging onto www.mathsweek.ie and by following us on www.facebook.com/MathsWeekIreland or Twitter @MathsWeek”