# I have two daughters who were never fastest in the class at reciting arithmetic facts, but who both like math puzzles and have good math insight

I have two daughters who were never fastest in the class at reciting arithmetic facts, but who both like math puzzles and have good math insight. This article never mentions the word “arithmetic” but does hint in the direction of the difference between arithmetic speed and mathematical thinking.

Competitive Timed Tests Might Be Contributing to the Gender Gap in Math

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