Fall 2017 High School Math Day

October 10, 2017




The twelfth of the new series of contests, and the third annual Math Day will be held on Tuesday, October 10, 2017 at the Student Union on the Stillwater campus of OSU.


The Math Day is held annually in the fall. The day is in two parts. The first part is an individual contest consisting of approximately 25 multiple choice questions. The second part consists of breakout sessions including public talks by OSU faculty, a low-intensity team round, and activities run by the OSU math club.

2017 Program

1:00-2:15BallroomIndividual Contest
Case Study 1Public lecture: Dr. Melissa Mills: This is Your Brain on Math
Starlight Terrace  Team Competition
Exhibit Room 2Discuss the contest solutions
Case Study 1Public lecture: Dr. Anthony Kable: The Two-squares Theorem
Case Study 2Public lecture: Dr. Michael DiPasquale: The Best Way to Divide Up a Cheese
Exhibit Room 2Discuss the contest solutions
4:00-4:30Starlight TerraceAwards Cermony

Contest Information:

Where: Student Union at OSU Stillwater Campus
When to Enroll: No later than September 22, 2017.
When to take the Contest: 1:00pm –– 2:15pm on October 10, 2017
Letter to Math coordinators: Cover Letter, Information Page
Registration form: Form (.pdf)
Parking information: Permits and Locations (.pdf) If you do not receive a parking permit in advance, come to the registration desk outside the Student Union Ballroom when you arrive for the contest to obtain one.


Phone: (405) 744 – 5688
Fax: (405) 744 – 8275
Office: 401 Mathematical Science
Email: hsc@math.okstate.edu
WWW: http://www.math.okstate.edu/people/mermin/hsc/
US Mail: Department of Mathematics
Oklahoma State University
Stillwater, OK 74078-0613
U. S. A.

Other information:

Remote site registration for schools more than 150 miles from Stillwater.
OSU Visitor information OSU Parking service
Previous contests: 2016 2015 2014 2013(Answers and Solutions) 2012 2011(Answers and Solutions) 2010(Answers and Solutions)