# American Mathematical Society

America's most fast-paced and fun math contest will be the finale for day one of the 2012 USASEF. Eight area high school students will compete for $4000 in cash and prizes in Who Wants to Be a Mathematician on Saturday, April 28 at 5:00 on the Carver Stage. Students from DC, MD, VA, DE, and WV are eligible to compete. Teachers who are interested in having their students participate in the qualifying process should write paoffice@ams.org, with the subject line WWTBAM USASEF. Include your name, school, courses taught this semester, and phone number in the body of the message.
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In the American Mathematical Society contest Who Wants to Be a Mathematician, eight area high school students will compete at the 2nd USA Science & Engineering Festival Expo by answering multiple choice mathematics questions in a competitive quiz show format. The highest ranking 8 students will be pre-selected for the final round from written pre-qualification tests administered at area schools. The top prize is $3000 in cash for the winning contestant.
The game is a program of the American Mathematical Society Public Awareness Office and was developed by Mike Breen (AMS Public…