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Math Awareness Month

Math Awareness 2014 Poster

Each year, the month of April is designated the Mathematics Awareness Month by

to recognize the importance of mathematics.

In 2014 the theme of Math Awareness Month is Mathematics, Magic, and Mystery.

Activities at Texas A&M University

  • The Freshman/Sophomore Math Contest.
    Math Mini Fair: Saturday, April 12, 2014, Blocker Building.

Math Fair — Saturday April 12, 2014
9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Free Parking in unmarked, unnumbered spaces in lots 50 and 51. If you park in Northside Garage across from Blocker, you will have to pay the parking fee.

Planned Activities
9:00-9:15 Registration (Blocker lobby)
9:15-9:30 Welcome and Overview: Dr. Paulo Lima-Filho (BLOC 166)
9:30-10:30 Talk by Distinguished Professor Peter Kuchment (BLOC 166)
10:30–12:00 Problem Solving Contests (BLOC 166)
10:30–12:00 Mathematical Games and Activities (BLOC 163 and BLOC 148)
10:30–11:25 Movie: Between the folds (link is to the movie trailer on YouTube). (BLOC 164)
11:25–12:10 Movie: Hard Problems (link is to the movie trailer on YouTube). (BLOC 164)
12:00–12:30 Pizza Lunch (BLOC 148)
12:30-1:30 "Some simple card tricks and universal cycles" : Talk by Dr. Jacob White (BLOC 166)
1:30–2:00 Contest Awards (BLOC 166)
2:00–5:00 After Hours: Eleusis Competition (BLOC 148) for those interested, both kids and adults. Eleusis Rules

Here are the problems and solutions from the 2011/2012 Problem Solving Contests:

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