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Watch David Cameron Refuse To Answer 8 X 9 Because He's Scared Of Getting It Wrong

BuzzFeed News can reveal that the answer is 72.

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David Cameron was at a north London school on Monday, where he was giving a speech on education and the importance of learning times tables.

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Inevitably, when the gathered journalists got to ask some questions, there was only one on everyone's mind. What's 8 x 9, prime minister?

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Cameron pleaded the defence used by education secretary Nicky Morgan earlier in the day on ITV.

He said he only did times tables under a very particular set of circumstances.

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But it sounds like he was a little bit scared of getting it wrong.

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Anyway, the good news is we can check off number 22 in our list of 25 Things That Will Definitely Happen In The General Election Campaign.

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