9-Yr-Old Japanese Boy Passes College-Level Math Test

A file photo of Shogo Ando.

TOKYO — A 9-year-old boy in western Japan has passed a mathematics test equivalent to college graduate level, becoming the youngest ever to do so, the test organizer said Tuesday.

Shogo Ando, a fourth-year elementary school student in Nishinomiya, Hyogo Prefecture, passed Suken’s top-level 1st kyu test held in October by the Mathematics Certification Institute of Japan.

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