The University of the Philippines Mathematics Club (UPMC) will be hosting “The 42nd Annual Nationwide Search for the Math Wizard,” one of the country’s most prestigious math competitions in the collegiate level where hundreds of students from all over the country gather to showcase their exceptional abilities in Mathematics and compete for the title.
Endorsed by the Commission on the Higher Education, the said event will be held on the 28th day of February 2015 in the University of the Philippines Diliman; Institute of Mathematics Building (elimination round) and PCED Auditorium, School of Economics (final round).
The registration fees for the event are as follows: Early Birds – P175 and Walk-ins – P250. Aside from the bragging rights of being the 42nd Math Wizard, cash prizes will also be given: 4th place – P3000, 3rd place – P6000, 2nd place – P10000, and 1st place – P15000.
The coverage of the entire competition shall be Algebra (Linear, Vector, and Analytic), Geometry, Trigonometry, Elementary Statistics and Probability, Logic, Number Theory, Elementary Calculus (Differential and Integral), and their applications.
The challenge is not easy, but the rewards are great. More than anything else, being held as the Math Wizard is a great honor for the contestant and the school represented. Along with the success of every competition is a step forward to the realization of the dreams of very aspiring mathematician.
About University of the Philippines Mathematics Club (UPMC)
Established in 1921, the University of the Philippines Mathematics Club is a non-stock, non-profit university-wide organization that is dedicated to promoting and sustaining the interest in Mathematics of college and university students through competitive but friendly activities, keeping up with its 94-year legacy of contributing to the promotion of Mathematics in its various fields. To learn more, visit www.upmathclub.org, or contact us at 09359157101