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* ''What?'' There will be seven problems from various areas of mathematics (such as algebra, number theory, calculus, combinatorics, and others). We would like it to be challenging, but probably easier than, say, the Virginia Tech competition, and much easier than the Putnam Exam. You can take a look at our [[Putnam Club|Putnam Club page]] to see what type of problems we have in mind. | * ''What?'' There will be seven problems from various areas of mathematics (such as algebra, number theory, calculus, combinatorics, and others). We would like it to be challenging, but probably easier than, say, the Virginia Tech competition, and much easier than the Putnam Exam. You can take a look at our [[Putnam Club|Putnam Club page]] to see what type of problems we have in mind. | ||
− | If you are interested in the competition, please fill this short [https://goo.gl/forms/MhWb0n20YnFKKpVi2 registration form]! It is not actually required (so do not worry if something goes wrong), but it lets us see how many people are interested. | + | If you are interested in the competition, please fill this short '''[https://goo.gl/forms/MhWb0n20YnFKKpVi2 registration form]'''! It is not actually required (so do not worry if something goes wrong), but it lets us see how many people are interested. |
Revision as of 17:31, 4 April 2018
The fourth annual
UW Madison Undergraduate Math Competition (2018)
with prizes for top performers!
- When? Tuesday, April 24, 2018.
- Where? VV B239
- What? There will be seven problems from various areas of mathematics (such as algebra, number theory, calculus, combinatorics, and others). We would like it to be challenging, but probably easier than, say, the Virginia Tech competition, and much easier than the Putnam Exam. You can take a look at our Putnam Club page to see what type of problems we have in mind.
If you are interested in the competition, please fill this short registration form! It is not actually required (so do not worry if something goes wrong), but it lets us see how many people are interested.
If you have any questions, please contact Dima Arinkin.
Past competitions
The third UW Madison Undergraduate Math Competition took place on April 19th, 2017.
Problems: 2017 UW math competition
Results: 12 students took part in the competition. Congratulations to the winners:
- First place: Shouwei Hui, Hasan Eid
- Second place: Xiaxin Li
- Third place: Daotong Ge, Thomas Hameister
The second UW Madison Undergraduate Math Competition took place on April 19th, 2016.
Problems: 2016 UW math competition
Results: 17 students took part in the competition. Congratulations to the winners:
- First place: Thomas Hameister
- Second place: Chenwei Ruan, Yongzhe Zhang
- Third place: Daotong Ge
The first (ever?) UW Madison Undergraduate Math Competition took place on April 22nd, 2015.
Problems: 2015 UW math competition
Results: 20 students took part in the competition. Congratulations to the winners:
- First place: Enkhzaya Enkhtaivan, Killian Kvalvik
- Honorable mention: Yida Ding, Thomas Hameister, Yan Chen