Students attend their official exams at a school in Beirut, Tuesday, June 17, 2014. (The Daily Star/Mohammad Azakir)
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Lebanon's grade 12 official math exams got off to a bad start Wednesday when even the brightest students found themselves in a quandary unable to answer part of a question because it contained what students called "a wrong given".After consultation with the Education Ministry, math teachers supervising the exam process toured all classes at the exam center to correct the mistake, making it easier for students to answer the question.Another Education Ministry official said printing errors in exam sheets are very common in Lebanon and elsewhere.Wednesday's math exam is part of five-day official exams for grade 12 students, an essential step for their enrollment at university.
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