8 Out of 8 (and Not Yet 8)

8 Out of 8 and Not Yet 8

On July 16, 1983, a day before Terence Tao’s eight birthday, Ken Clements, an expert on the education of mathematically gifted children, visited the boys’ home to evaluate his abilities. As part of the evaluation, he gave Terry the following set of written questions. Terry answered orally, without writing anything down. All his answers were correct.

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