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Little Egypt Math Week!

Each Spring, the Mathematics Department sponsors a mathematics contest, called Math Field Day, for regional high school students. Schools from the southern part of Illinois, ranging from Edwardsville to Massac County, as well as a few schools from Missouri and Kentucky participate.


Preparations are underway for MFD 2022!

Check back soon for more information. The date is still tentative.

Math Field Day | March 29, 2022

Math Field Day 2020 

**Due to COVID-19 Math Field Day 2020 unfortunately had to be canceled.**

Math Field Day Workshops Video   

Congrats to our 2019 Winners - Carbondale Community High School - Solution

Math Video Challenge 

2019 Math Video Challenge Problem   Solution by CCHS

Congratulations to our winners for 2019!  Carbondale Community High School

The contest continues with the Video Challenge Problem. To show that you have solved this problem, you must prepare a video showing all the work and a complete verbal description of your reasoning. Upload the video to Youtube, and then post a link to the video on the SIU Math department Facebook page (, so it will be time-stamped. The first math team with a correct video solution will receive $300. 

Math Field Day Pictures-2017