Forty-nine high school mathematicians from Forest Hills Public Schools have qualified to take Part II of the Michigan Mathematics Prize Competition exam. Part II of the exam is Dec. 6. According to the MMPC’s website, Part I of the exam is open to all students in Michigan high schools. The exam consists of 40 multiple-choice questions involving topics from high school mathematics. From over 6,000 participants in Part I, the top 1,000 students are invited to take Part II of the MMPC. On Part II, students work on five challenging problems and write their solutions providing full justification and proof of their claims. The students with the top 100 scores in the two parts of the competition are honored at an awards program. Approximately $20,000 in scholarships ranging from $250 to $2,500 will be awarded this year. The exam is sponsored by the Michigan Section of the Mathematical Association of America to encourage students to develop their interest and abilities in mathematics.
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