The Brigham Young University Department of Mathematics recently hosted its first annual math contest consisting of ten mathematics questions with varying difficulty.
The contest, open to all undergraduate students, awarded cash prizes to the top five winners of the 25 participants.
Contest winners include the following students:
1st Place — Michael Griffin, a freshman in mathematics, received $250
2nd Place — Edison Yu Yang, a sophomore in mathematics, received $200
3rd Place — Chul-Woo Lee, a junior in electrical engineering, received $150
4th Place — Christopher Challis, a senior in statistics, received $100
5th Place — Nickolas Andersen, a junior in mathematics, received $50 The math department plans to continue the contest on an annual basis each spring.
For more information about the math contest, visit math.byu.edu/~doud/Contest.html.
Writer: Brian Rust