Math Problem of the Month Contest

The Mathematics and Computer Science Department at NMU is happy to invite you to participate in the 2014-2015 Problem of the Month Contest to have a little fun and get a little recognition.  This activity is sponsored by the American Mathematical Society (AMS).  The first student to submit a correct answer will be the winner for the month and receive a certificate in recognition of his/her participation. The top problem solver for the year will be invited to attend the US National Collegiate Mathematics Championship. It will be held July 26-29, 2017, in Chicago, Ill. during MathFest 2017!

2017 February Problem of the Month PROBLEM OF THE MONTH FEB 17
2016 December Problem of the Month PROBLEM OF THE MONTH DEC 16
2016 November Problem of the Month PROBLEM OF THE MONTH NOV 16
2016 October Problem of the Month PROBLEM OF THE MONTH OCT 16
2016 September Problem of the Month PROBLEM OF THE MONTH SEPT 16
2014 October Problem of the Month  PROBLEM_OF_THE_MONTH_OCT14.pdf
2014 November Problem of the Month PROBLEM_OF_THE_MONTH_NOV14.pdf
2014 December Problem of the Month PROBLEM_OF_THE_MONTH_DEC14.pdf
2014 February Problem of the Month PROBLEM_OF_THE_MONTH_FEB15.pdf
2014 March Problem of the Month PROBLEM_OF_THE_MONTH_MAR_15.pdf
2014 April Problem of the Month PROBLEM_OF_THE_MONTH_APR_15.pdf

RULES:
- You must be an undergraduate and enrolled in coursework at Northern Michigan University.
- You must write your solutions clearly and show all of your work.
- You must secure multiple pages together.
- You must bring your solution to the math office and drop it in the box provided.
- You must Include your name, NMU IN, address, phone, e-mail, and date and time of your submission.
- The first correct solution will be the winner for the month.
- All correct solutions will be recognized.

For additional information please contact Dr. Bao Truong at 227-1610 or via email btruong@nmu.edu

 

Congratulations to our winners!

The prize for the top problem solver is an invitation to compete in the US National Collegiate Mathematics Championship, the final of The Problem Solving Competition (TBA)

Each winner of the month will receive a certificate in recognition his/her providing an appropriate solution and winning the problem solving competition.

2017 Winners
2017 Solutions
   
   
2016 Winners
2016 Solutions
September: Lucas Knapp September
October: No winner
November: Audra Hagan November
December: No Winner December

 

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