Huntington College hosts mathematics competition

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2001-04-19
Huntington, Ind.—Huntington College will host its third semi-annual High School Mathematics Competition on Wednesday, April 25. Dr. Patrick Eggleton, associate professor of mathematics, along with his math education students at Huntington College, have coordinated this competition to support and encourage the achievements of high school mathematics students.

During the competition, students from nine area high schools will compete. Schools fielding teams include Hamilton Southeastern High of Fishers, Huntington North High of Huntington, KASH (Kokomo Area Schools at Home) of Kokomo, Maconaquah High of Bunker Hill, Marion High of Marion, Northfield High of Wabash, North Miami High of Converse, and West Noble High of Ligonier. Students will compete in three rounds of competition for individual and team awards.

Students will answer questions that cover topics from algebra through calculus. They will be asked to show their individual knowledge and their ability to solve a multi-task problem through the cooperative efforts of their team.

The competition will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday and continue to 1:00 p.m. in the banquet rooms of the Habecker Dining Commons.

Huntington College plans to host this competition semiannually. The next competition is tentatively scheduled for October 24, 2001. More information regarding the competition is available at http://www.huntington.edu/math/competition.


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