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'''MathPath''' is a [[mathematics summer program]] for students aged eleven through fourteen lasting four weeks. A qualifying quiz is necessary to gain admission. MathPath is centered around mathematical exploration. It is generally located in a different college campus each year, and the fee is an amount from <nowiki>$3000-$4500</nowiki> depending on the income of the applicant's family. There is also a <nowiki>$20</nowiki> camp fee.
 
 
'''MathPath''' is a [[mathematics summer program]] for middle school students. MathPath is centered around mathematical exploration.  
 
  
 
== Typical day ==
 
== Typical day ==
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| 8:15 || History of Mathematics
 
| 8:15 || History of Mathematics
 
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| 9:30 || Special topics (Small group topics such as Rubik's cube group theory, number theory, etc)
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| 9:30 || Breakout Session (Small group topics such as Rubik's cube group theory, number theory, etc)
 
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| 10:30 || Visiting Speaker
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| 10:30 || Visiting Speaker Lecture
 
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| 11:45 || Lunch
 
| 11:45 || Lunch
 
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| 1:30&ndash;3:30 || Problem Solving Seminar
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| 12:30|| Free Time
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| 2:30|| Breakout Session
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| 3:45|| Problem Solving Session (Ranges from MathCounts, AMC, AIME, approaching Pre-Olympiad)
 
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| 3:45&ndash;4:15 || Problem Solving Lecture
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| 5:00|| Wrap-up, Announcements, Problem of the Day
 
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| 4:20&ndash;5:00 || Problem of the Day, Math activies
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| 5:30|| Dinner
 
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| 5:30 || Dinner
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| 6:30|| Relatively Silent Sustained Mathematics (RSSM)
 
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| 7:00 || Math study hour
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| 7:30|| Recreational activities (soccer, swimming, tennis, etc)
 
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| 8:00 || Recreational activities (soccer, swimming, tennis, etc)
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| 9:30|| Shower, Dorm Meetings
 
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| 10:30 || Lights out
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| 10:30|| Lights out
 
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==History==
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George Rubin Thomas founded MathPath in 2002 as a math program for students aged 11 to 15. The name MathPath was suggested by Professor John Conway, who has been a guest lecturer at the camp since 2002.
  
 
== See also ==
 
== See also ==

Revision as of 12:44, 23 September 2007

MathPath is a mathematics summer program for students aged eleven through fourteen lasting four weeks. A qualifying quiz is necessary to gain admission. MathPath is centered around mathematical exploration. It is generally located in a different college campus each year, and the fee is an amount from $3000-$4500 depending on the income of the applicant's family. There is also a $20 camp fee.

Typical day

7:45 Breakfast
8:15 History of Mathematics
9:30 Breakout Session (Small group topics such as Rubik's cube group theory, number theory, etc)
10:30 Visiting Speaker Lecture
11:45 Lunch
12:30 Free Time
2:30 Breakout Session
3:45 Problem Solving Session (Ranges from MathCounts, AMC, AIME, approaching Pre-Olympiad)
5:00 Wrap-up, Announcements, Problem of the Day
5:30 Dinner
6:30 Relatively Silent Sustained Mathematics (RSSM)
7:30 Recreational activities (soccer, swimming, tennis, etc)
9:30 Shower, Dorm Meetings
10:30 Lights out

History

George Rubin Thomas founded MathPath in 2002 as a math program for students aged 11 to 15. The name MathPath was suggested by Professor John Conway, who has been a guest lecturer at the camp since 2002.

See also

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