UN expo tackles mathematics’ unpopularity

Described as “boring and difficult� by disenchanted students and “dangerous� by certain government authorities, mathematics has never been more unpopular. And yet mathematical support systems are behind much of the technological wizardry loved so dearly by gadget-crazy youths – and sometimes their parents. How has this disaffection with humble maths managed to spread so far and what is being done about it?

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