[ugrads] [Mathclub-members] Math competition tomorrow, now E1 103
pelsmajer at iit.edu
Fri Oct 28 12:46:39 CDT 2011
Hi. Tomorrow's math contest has been moved to room 103. That is:
Open to all undergrad students
Saturday, October 29, 9am-11:30am, E1 103
Arrive at 8:45am to register
More information, including past exams and solutions:
(Note that the problems are not at all routine. Solving one or two is
already impressive, and there is no shame in solving none.)
Hope to see you there.
Michael J. Pelsmajer
Applied Mathematics, E1 Room 206
Illinois Institute of Technology
Chicago, IL 60616
(312)567-5344 pelsmajer at iit.edu
On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 11:08 AM, Michael Pelsmajer <pelsmajer at iit.edu> wrote:
> Hi. Someone came by to ask about the VTRMC, and I realized that I
> didn't explain something:
> Out of 7 questions, if you get one or two right, it is already
> impressive. If you get four right, you will probably be ranked
> nationally. And there is no shame in getting 0 points. (I have had
> _very_ successful math students that don't do well on math contests.)
> The competition is designed to be this way.
> So I would encourage you to participate Saturday if you have fun
> thinking about math problems. Don't worry about whether you will
> score well or not.
> (Saturday, October 29, 9am-11:30am, in E1 room 102)
> On Mon, Oct 24, 2011 at 4:53 PM, Michael Pelsmajer <pelsmajer at iit.edu> wrote:
>> Hi. IIT undergraduate students can participate in a national math
>> competition this Saturday, October 29, 9am-11:30am, in E1 room 102.
>> It's called the Virginia Tech Regional Math Competition. If you like,
>> you can see past exams and solutions here:
>> If you wish to participate, show up at 8:45am to register.
>> Please write me if you have any questions. Thanks.
>> Michael J. Pelsmajer
>> Applied Mathematics, E1 Room 206
>> Illinois Institute of Technology
>> Chicago, IL 60616
>> (312)567-5344 pelsmajer at iit.edu
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