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High school students tackle timely issues with mathematics

29 eligible states and $115K in scholarship prizes in Moody’s expanding math modeling contest

What are some of the biggest challenges facing America today? Stimulating the economy, achieving energy independence, extending Social Security benefits, preserving dwindling natural resources?

Incredibly, groups of high school students have attempted to provide solutions for each and every one of these issues as participants in Moody’s Mega Math (M3) Challenge. An Internet-based, high-school applied math contest, the M3 Challenge introduces students to math as a powerful tool to solve realistic problems, analyze and interpret relevant issues, and predict outcomes of current events and situations. Read the rest of this entry »

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