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A term that refers to the ruthless exams for those studying for a math degree at the University of Cambridge, which test their speed, accuracy, and problem-solving skills.
In the history of the Mathematical Tripos, Singapore's current prime minister, Lee Hsien Loong became a "Wrangler" (first-class honors in mathematics) in two instead of the usual three yearsβ€”he not only topped the university, but beat the second best student by a pretty large margin.
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by MathPlus April 14, 2017
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