Helicopters and relay races make Maths Week a success

A coming together of schools, members of the public and politicians has kick-started a new national maths event

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As the dust settles, we await the verdict on our inaugural Maths Week Scotland. Is enthusiasm for the subject increasing? Will students, teachers, parents and the wider community have a greater appreciation for mathematics? Can we kick-start a generation of Scots to study maths at university? What kind of legacy will endure?

But in the immediate aftermath (pardon the pun) of that week in September, we could admire the sheer volume of maths-promoting activity nationwide. Here are just a few highlights from those seven days, shared via Twitter under the hashtag #MathsWeekScot.

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