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UND Math Problem Solving Contest
The Mathematics Problem Solving Contest (UND:MPSC) is designed to challenge your thinking abilities through interesting mathematical problems and puzzles. The contest is open to everyone: students of all majors. Each problem set is divided into three problem categories:
At the end of the semester the top finishers will receive "Fabulous" prizes!
A new set of problems will be available every Friday. The problem sets can be found linked at the right of this web page, in a wall "slot" in the Math Learning Center, and at the counter in the Math office (Witmer 313). Solutions are due the following Friday. Each solution must included your academic class, and which category you would. You will be eligible for a prize in your category. A Sophomore, for example, would be eligible for the Freshman/Sophomore and Sophomore/Junior awards.
Solutions may be submitted by dropping a hard copy at the Mathematics Department office in Witmer 313. Or you may email a pdf file of your solution(s) to firstname.lastname@example.org. The day and time of the submission are important in the scoring process (see scoring below). Make sure you indicate your class level. The deadline for submission is exactly one week after the posting of the problem.
The first 10 correct solutions will earn 10 points each. The next 10 correct solutions will earn 7 points, and all subsequent correct solutions will earn 5 points. The N participants (N to be determined by the number of entrants) with the highest scores at the end of the semester will be awarded a prize.
Happy Problem Solving!
Please address any inquiries to email@example.com
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