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Little Egypt Math Week!

Math Field Day | March 19, 2019 
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.

Sophomores and Juniors' Reception | March 19, 2019
The Department of Mathematics would like to invite all Sophomores and Juniors, participating in Math Field Day, to a special welcoming reception. This will take place at 12:15pm, in the First Mid Bank Saluki Lounge - Arena Room 30. There will be games, prizes, employment prospects for students majoring in mathematics and information on scholarship opportunities available to them. In addition students will be able to mingle with SIUC faculty, graduate and undergraduate students.

Math Field Day Pictures-2017

Math Video Challenge 

The contest continues with the Video Challenge Problem. It will be uploaded Wednesday (3/21/19) by 4 pm.  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 deadline is Friday, 3/22/19 at 4pm. The first math team with a correct video solution will receive $300.  Congratulations to Carbondale Community High School our 2018 Math Video Challenge Winners!