The 30th Mu Alpha Theta
Contest for 2014
will take place on
Saturday, April 19, 2014
9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon
Sign up in the Math Department (BSS 320)!
The Mu Alpha Theta (Mathematics) Contest continues with its format that includes a section of shorter problems along with a section of more challenging problems. Students work on the examination for three hours on a Saturday morning, April 19th, beginning at 9 a.m.
As in the past, there are two categories distinguishing more advanced (B category) mathematics students
who have completed more than one upper division mathematics course from
beginning (A Category) mathematics students who have not completed more
than one upper division mathematics course.
The contest is organized and judged this year by Professors Jeff Haag and Martin Flashman of the HSU Mathematics Department.
Prizes in each category:
1st Prize: at least $100
2nd Prize: at least $50
3rd Prize: at least $25
LAST YEAR'S WINNERS:
In the A category (for beginning math students)
First prize $100 - Valerie Yellam
Second and Third place prizes - Not Awarded
In the B category (for advanced math students)
First prize of $75 each (tie) - Natalya Jackson, Hanqi Shao
Second prize - Not awarded
Third prize of $25 eacy (tie) - Eric Gullufsen, Tyler Plass