The Girls Will Set a World Record in Mental Math at The Second EAWF
On the opening day of the Second Eurasian Women's Forum about 200 girls, participants of the unique UCMAS championship in mental math from Russia, Europe and CIS countries will compete in performing the most complicated math operations mentally. The International Academy UCMAS is the organizer of the event.
The rules of the competition state that girls from 5 to 15 years of age are to solve 400 math problems in their age category. The goal of the championship is to set up a unified competition platform for international students, as well as the development and support of cognitive activity, the will to win, the competitive and patriotic spirit.
On 19 September at the championship in mental math experts predict a world record for the maximum number of calculations in the shortest period of time.
The UCMAS method has been recognized in 80 countries, and is being implemented in the Russian Federation since 2014. About 5000 Russian children from 4 to 12 years of age have received training in this program and came out on top in the world championships in India (2016), Malaysia (2017) and Spain (2018).
The Eurasian Women's Forum aims to promote the STEM-education for girls that includes mathematics, natural sciences, technology, engineering and creativity, fostering their interest in science and encouraging their will for success. The RF project also holds a social component training children with vision and hearing disabilities.
Tina Stankevich, Eurasian Women's Community Information Agency