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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 beeneasy for me--I could just sit for an hour and stare aimlessly whilethe instructor scrawled his cryptic chalk symbols. But when my lackof preparation met with my first college math exam, the twistedmetal of my mind created a big fat F.

A tutor changed my world. The driving force behind KumonMath and Reading Centers is the idea that every student should havesuch an opportunity. The centers are designed to help students ofall ages understand the seemingly incomprehensible.

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