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Scottsdale teen aces A.P. calculus test

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -

A Scottsdale teenager is not bragging about it and most of his friends didn't hear the news until now -- he aced an advanced placement calculus test.

All eyes are on Eric Kim.  In a math class at Basis High School, Eric is very good at math.

"I've always just been a math person.  It's always been my strong suit ever since I was in kindergarten, I've always liked math," he said.

And Eric is so good in math he is one of 11 other students who earned a perfect A.P. calculus score.

"I think it's a pretty great achievement.  I think a lot of my peers could have the same thing," he said.

Eric is very modest about his math skills, but he's always willing to help kids who are not so mathematically inclined.

"I tutor in chemistry a lot actually.. would like to help with calculus," he said.

There is another side to this math wiz.  He loves music and he also likes to sing.

Eric is only 15 years old and he has lots of plans for his future and math will be a big part of it.

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