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You Do The Math

The numbers add up at Kumon Math and Reading Centers.

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This story appears in the July 1999 issue of Entrepreneur. Subscribe »

The collision was horrific. In high school, mathematics had been easy for me--I could just sit for an hour and stare aimlessly while the instructor scrawled his cryptic chalk symbols. But when my lack of preparation met with my first college math exam, the twisted metal of my mind created a big fat F.

A tutor changed my world. The driving force behind Kumon Math and Reading Centers is the idea that every student should have such an opportunity. The centers are designed to help students of all ages understand the seemingly incomprehensible.

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