A new computer program does better at SAT geometry than the average high school student

Chung Sung-Jun/Getty Images Artificial intelligence is coming for everything you hold dear, and not even your beloved SAT scores are safe. A new AI system can now tackle geometry questions on the SATs about as well as an average high school junior. The system answered 49% of the geometry questions from the official SAT tests correctly, and was 61% accurate on practice test questions. If the computer’s geometry scores were extrapolated to the whole math portion of the SAT test, the system would get a score of 500 out of 800, on par with the average high-school student, according to a press release from the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence (AI2) and the University of Washington. Oren Etzioni, the CEO of AI2, said in the written statement that the SATs…


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