The program stimulates student interest by making math achievement as challenging, exciting, and prestigious as school sports.The Minnesota program is coordinated by members of the Minnesota Society of Professional Engineers, who work closely with teachers.
The 2014 Raytheon MATHCOUNTS National Competition was held May 8-11, 2014 at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, FL. California is the 2014 MATHCOUNTS Team Champion and one of its members, Swapnil Garg, is the National Champion.
The winning Mathlete answered the following math problem in 12 seconds to be crowned the National Champion:
Question: The smallest integer of a set of consecutive integers is -32. If the sum of these integers is 67, how many integers are in the set?
Here is a ranking for the top scoring students at this 2014 National Competition.
We are proud of the diligence and commitment of Minnesota’s MATHCOUNTS team!
Congratulations to the winners of the 2014 Minnesota State Competition!
Winning team: Wayzata East Middle School
Read more on the 2014 State Competition page.
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