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Monday, April 14, 2008

PSU hosts 40th annual Math Relays

More than 900 high school students from the Four-State area are expected to participate in Pittsburg State University’s 40th annual Math Relays on Tuesday, April 15.

The event begins at 10 a.m. with a general meeting in the Weede Physical Education Building. Individual and team competition will continue throughout the day and will culminate in medal awards at 3:30 p.m. in the Math Department Office in Yates Hall.

Terry Ann Martin, a member of the Math Department faculty, said the events are designed not only to test the students’ math skills, but to also be fun. Events such as this are also a good way to acquaint high school students with Pittsburg State and its programs, Martin said.

Some of the individual mathematics events at Math Relays include: Algebraic Equations & Inequalities, Algebraic Word Problems, Algebraic Simplifications, Computational Mathematics, Geometry, Analytic Geometry, Trigonometry, Logic and Set Theory, Number Theory, Probability and Statistics, and Programming. Team events include: Algebra Medley, Geometry, Algebraic Word Problems, Trigonometry, Calculator.

For more information, call the PSU Department of Mathematics at: 620-235-4400 or visit their Web site at http://www.pittstate.edu/math/math.html.

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