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Charity launches gaming app to boost maths skills | BBC News

School maths leaves too many young people unprepared for the work and for running their lives, the charity National Numeracy says.

A maths charity hopes its new mobile gaming app will help boost numeracy skills among young people.

National Numeracy has developed a game based in a virtual film set with the player taking on the role of runner on their first day of work.

The game – Star Dash Studios – requires players to use everyday maths to tackle problems involving money, percentages, measurements and estimates.

The free game is aimed at 16- to 25-year-olds.

Read more about this story on the BBC website: Charity launches gaming app to boost maths skills | BBC News

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