The Mathematics & Accounting Competition (MAC) took place on the 16th of August (Saturday) in Chinese High School, Batu Pahat. Organised by the School of Accounting, Finance & Quantitative Studies (SAFIQS), Student Services and EduQuest Education Services, this competition saw the participation of 30 teams (4 students per team) from 15 secondary schools in Batu Pahat, Johor.
The competition was divided into two sections: the Preliminary Round and the Final Stage. In the Preliminary Round, students were required to solve a set of Mathematics and Accounting questions within an hour. SMK Tinggi Batu Pahat, SMK Munshi Sulaiman, SMK Dato’ Bentara Luar, Chinese High School Batu Pahat and SMK Yong Peng eventually progressed to the Finals with their excellent skills. In the Final Stage, hosted by lecturer, Mr Saw Looi Beng, students had fun playing the challenging educational game, which required them to demonstrate outstanding teamwork and a well-planned strategy to beat their opponents.
SMK Tinggi Batu Pahat, also winner of the competition for year 2012, stood out among the finalists as the Champion. All finalists were placed as below:
|Champion||SMK Tinggi Batu Pahat|
|1st Runner Up||SMK Munshi Sulaiman|
|2nd Runner Up||SMK Dato’ Bentara Luar|
|4th Place||Chinese High School Batu Pahat|
SMK Yong Peng
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