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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?
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?
Friend of mine is a teacher and just sent this to our WhatsApp group saying she’d never seen anything like it befor… https://t.co/x4oEI70wCq — Paul Ryder (@Paul Ryder)
@RuPaulRyder @N8_tweets Ok had to read this several times. Assumed it was on twitter as the VAT rate was wrong !!… https://t.co/OnEakTnWIo — Robin Davis 💙 (@Robin Davis 💙)
@RuPaulRyder @PolymathBGD I didn’t realise the boyfriend was the thing until I read the comments. That’s so lovely 😊 — mrs tubbs (@mrs tubbs)
@RuPaulRyder This is fab. Small things like this help to unpick the heteronormative programming that our kids are s… https://t.co/k0tARbYBCG — Alex Feis-Bryce (@Alex Feis-Bryce)
@RuPaulRyder Love this 🙌🏻🙌🏻 — Áine Behan (@Áine Behan)
@RuPaulRyder Now that's diversity in a maths exam! — Gayle Hann (@Gayle Hann)
@RuPaulRyder The littlest of things like these can help kids that are coming to terms with who they are. It would’v… https://t.co/wfNVuFp6pV — Lewis-Stephen Dowd (@Lewis-Stephen Dowd)
@LewDowd @RuPaulRyder My daughter is 10, and I kind of think she wouldn't bat an eyelid at seeing this in a test (a… https://t.co/e69X7DH658 — Gertrude Perkins (@Gertrude Perkins)
@RuPaulRyder I mean, that's a decent amount to spend on a birthday present. We all need boyfriends like Craig — Kim Louise living alone (@Kim Louise living alone)
@RuPaulRyder @Tweet_Dec Craig is a keeper. — Darren Styles OBE (@Darren Styles OBE)
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