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NMSU's mathematical sciences department will sponsor a contest via the Web

New Mexico State University's mathematical sciences department will sponsor the Great Southwestern Math Contest during the spring semester. Interested schools that want to give input about dates for the contest should register before Jan. 31. The contest is free and open to area high school students.


s will work in teams of about three on a set of math problems that have been designed for education and fun. The contest will be given through WebCT so contestants can participate at their home schools. Prizes will be given to the top three teams and the winners will be announced about three weeks after the contest.

For more information or to register contact David Finston at dfinston@nmsu.edu or Caroline Sweezy at csweezy@nmsu.edu.