On March 18, 2017, the LSU Department of Mathematics
will host its sixteenth high school mathematics contest. It
is a chance for students to test their mathematical mettle
in individual competition, for students to engage in team
competition, and for teachers to meet and mingle with colleagues
and LSU faculty.
Renewal: Our many thanks to Mu Alpha Theta which has provided cash awards in the team competition this year. See the Prizes section for details.
We hope that you and your school will be able to participate.
is a fun, beautiful, and practical subject. It can help
you become literate, conversant, and knowledgeable in many
fields. "Understanding the math" can be the key to the sciences,
engineering, economics, and finance. Mathematics can be
your mountain from which to survey the intellectual terrain.
The more you study, learn, and understand, the broader your