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Stats of our lives: Math: Harder than it looks

The disconnect between kids' opinion of their math classes ("easy") and their test scores — and more in our collection of surprising facts and figures

37Percent of fourth-graders who say math class is often or always "too easy"

49Percent of fourth-graders who say math class is sometimes too easy

40Percent of fourth-graders who were deemed "proficient" on the nation's standardized math test  

Source: USA Today