This Irish exam question is going viral for all the right reasons

Narjas Zatat@Narjas_Zatat
Wednesday 18 April 2018 11:30
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A question on a mathematics paper has got Twitter feeling all warm and fuzzy.

Twitter user Paul Ryder shared a photo of the maths problem, which read:

Craig buys his boyfriend a birthday present that costs 215.65 including VAT @ 13.5 per cent.

What was the original bill before VAT was added? 

For some, seeing same-sex representations of relationships was already normal, and they searched for the 'mistake' in the paper

People praised the exam, which appeared on a test in Ireland, for normalising same-sex relationships.

And that doing so helped children come to terms with their sexuality

Others pointed out that Craig, the boyfriend, is actually bae.

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