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Pupils complain that calorie-counting question on their maths GCSE paper was a 'trigger' for those with eating disorders
Exam board Edexcel is facing complaints over a maths problem that challenged pupils to work out the number of calories in a breakfast. A number of students took to social media to say the question could encourage eating disorders. Pearson - the company behind Edexcel - defended the question as 'valid', but urged students to get in touch if they believed it had impacted their performance.
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Pupils complain that calorie-counting question on their maths GCSE paper was a 'trigger' for those with eating disorders
Exam board Edexcel is facing complaints over a maths problem that challenged pupils to work out the number of calories in a breakfast. A number of students took to social media to say the question could encourage eating disorders. Pearson - the company behind Edexcel - defended the question as 'valid', but urged students to get in touch if they believed it had impacted their performance.
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