'Unite the World in numbers'We Indians celebrate December 22nd as the National MathematicsDay. That day's importance is that it is the birth day of India's greatest Mathematician Sreenivasa Ramanujan. Similarly there is a 'World Maths day', it happens to be today. This day is not decided by a date. It is celebrated in the first Wednesday of March every year. Today is that day and the slogan for the day is " Unite the World in Numbers".
The aim of celebration is to familiarise children with the interesting features of numbers. An international level on line competition is conducted today Students within the age group of 4 to 18 can participate in the competition. Lakhs of children from different countries are participating in it.
In the last competition about five million students participated from 240 countries. This was started in the year 2007 March. About two lakh students from 98 countries participated in it.
There will be twenty questions to be answered within specified time. Even if more questions are answered maximum twenty marks alone will be awarded. No fee charged for participation. Gold medals are awarded to the first ten. 3PLearning is organising the competition.