Who Wants to Be a Mathematician to be held at the 2014 USA Science and Engineering Festival
Who: High school students from the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, and West Virginia are eligible to participate. The top prize is $3000.
What: America's math game at America's Science and Engineering Festival
When: Friday, April 25, noon to 1:00
Where: Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC
How (do the contestants qualify): Contestants will be selected based on their scores on a qualifying test. Teachers from the above states and DC can request the test by emailing the AMS Public Awareness Office (paoffice at ams dot org) with the subject line USASEF. Qualifying tests must be returned by March 28, 2014.
Why: To reward some of the area's best math students and give festival attendees a chance to see them in action!
In addition to conducting Who Wants to Be a Mathematician at the 2014 festival, the AMS will also host a booth featuring a hands-on activity involving mathematics.