KS Collegiate Math Competition

Kansas MAA Section Meeting 2017

The 12th Kansas Collegiate Math Competition is part of the yearly meeting of the Kansas section of the Mathematical Association of America.  It is a problem-solving contest open to undergraduates from colleges and universities in Kansas.

The competition is team-based, with students working together in groups of two or three to complete 10 problems in three hours. Ten teams from seven undergraduate institutions in Kansas took part. Cash awards were given to the top five teams.

Kansas State University had the first-place team.  The University of Kansas placed second.

Mathew Johnson, associate professor of mathematics, co-organized with Scott Thuong, assistant professor of mathematics at Pittsburg State University, the intercollegiate competition portion of the program.