WATCH: Maths whizkid causes social media stir

JOHANNESBURG - A 10-year-old mathematics sensation is making arithmetic his playground and his knack for figures has turned him into a social media sensation.

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Sibahle Zwane's skill first became apparent in Grade 2 when his school teacher told his mother, Mbali Zwane about his remarkable ability.

Sibahle says he wants to be a pilot when he grows up and spends his free-time entertaining himself with the wonderful world of numbers.

A 10-year-old Johannesburg boy can work out even the most complex sums, in his head. His remarkable maths skills have turned him into a social media phenomenon.