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'''MathPath''' is a [[mathematics summer program]] for students aged 11 through 14 lasting four weeks. A qualifying test is necessary to gain admission. MathPath is centered around mathematical exploration. It is generally located in a different college campus each year.
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'''MathPath''' is a [[mathematics summer program]] for students aged 11 through 14 lasting four weeks. A qualifying test is necessary to gain admission. MathPath is centered around mathematical exploration. It is generally located on a different college campus each year.
  
 
The fee is <nowiki>$4500</nowiki>, but there are merit scholarships and financial aid. For the 2011 program, financial aid can reduce the fee to <nowiki>$0</nowiki>, depending on family income.  For details about financial support, see the  [http://www.mathpath.org/fees.htm MathPath Fees Webpage].
 
The fee is <nowiki>$4500</nowiki>, but there are merit scholarships and financial aid. For the 2011 program, financial aid can reduce the fee to <nowiki>$0</nowiki>, depending on family income.  For details about financial support, see the  [http://www.mathpath.org/fees.htm MathPath Fees Webpage].
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| 8:45 || History of Mathematics
 
| 8:45 || History of Mathematics
 
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| 9:45 || Breakout Session (Small group topics such as Rubik's cube group theory, number theory, etc)
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| 9:45 || Breakout Session (Small group topics such as Rubik's cube group theory, number theory, etc.)
 
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| 11:00 || Visiting Speaker Plenary (Lecture to everyone)
 
| 11:00 || Visiting Speaker Plenary (Lecture to everyone)
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| 5:30|| Dinner
 
| 5:30|| Dinner
 
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| 6:30|| Recreational activities (soccer, swimming, tennis, chess, work on math problems, etc)
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| 6:30|| Recreational activities (soccer, swimming, tennis, chess, work on math problems, etc.)
 
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| 8:30|| Everyone back in the dorm
 
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==History==
 
==History==
 
George Rubin Thomas founded MathPath in 2002 as a math program for students aged 11 to 14. The name MathPath was suggested by Professor John Conway, who had been a guest lecturer at the camp since 2002 but since left. MathPath 2021 will be located at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts.
 
George Rubin Thomas founded MathPath in 2002 as a math program for students aged 11 to 14. The name MathPath was suggested by Professor John Conway, who had been a guest lecturer at the camp since 2002 but since left. MathPath 2021 will be located at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts.
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== See also ==
 
== See also ==
 
* [http://www.mathpath.org/ MathPath Website]
 
* [http://www.mathpath.org/ MathPath Website]
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MathPath Wikipedia Article]
 
* [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MathPath Wikipedia Article]
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* [https://www.epsilonindia.org/ Epsilon India]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 11:14, 11 May 2021

MathPath is a mathematics summer program for students aged 11 through 14 lasting four weeks. A qualifying test is necessary to gain admission. MathPath is centered around mathematical exploration. It is generally located on a different college campus each year.

The fee is $4500, but there are merit scholarships and financial aid. For the 2011 program, financial aid can reduce the fee to $0, depending on family income. For details about financial support, see the MathPath Fees Webpage.

During the years 2020 and 2021, MathPath was held virtual due to COVID-19.

Typical day

8:00 Breakfast
8:45 History of Mathematics
9:45 Breakout Session (Small group topics such as Rubik's cube group theory, number theory, etc.)
11:00 Visiting Speaker Plenary (Lecture to everyone)
12:15 Lunch
1:00 Free Time
3:00 Writing mini-plenary
3:30 Breakout Session
5:00 Problem of the Day, Wrap-up, Announcements
5:30 Dinner
6:30 Recreational activities (soccer, swimming, tennis, chess, work on math problems, etc.)
8:30 Everyone back in the dorm
9:30 Dorm Meetings
10:15 Lights out, quiet

History

George Rubin Thomas founded MathPath in 2002 as a math program for students aged 11 to 14. The name MathPath was suggested by Professor John Conway, who had been a guest lecturer at the camp since 2002 but since left. MathPath 2021 will be located at Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Massachusetts.


See also

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