MATH CLUB

During  the fall and spring semesters, Math Club generally meets twice a month on Wednesday afternoons for talks and recreational math activities. In addition, there are several opportunities throughout the year to travel  and connect with the wider math community.

For more information, see Math Club Advisor Mr. Lee Phillips.

 

2017-2018 Officers:

President: Chace Covington

Vice-President: Nicholas Tomlinson

FM UNDERGRADUATE MATHEMATICS CONFERENCE

 The Spring 2018 Francis Marion Undergraduate Mathematics Conference

 
The Department of Mathematics at Francis Marion University is proud to host on Friday, April 6, 2018
 
The 2018 Francis Marion Undergraduate Mathematics Conference
in which undergraduate students are invited to present their research
from 1:00  to 4:30 p.m.
 
featuring
 A Plenary Address    
delivered by Dr. Kristen Abernathy from Winthrop University
at 4:30 p.m.
 

PEE-DEE REGIONAL HIGH-SCHOOL MATHEMATICS TOURNAMENT

Students on stage at FMU Math Tournament

The 41st Pee-Dee Regional High-School Mathematics Tournament took place on Tuesday, 2017 December 05. The tournament is open to all high-school students in the twelve-county Pee-Dee region. Congratulations to this year’s winners.

The 42nd Pee-Dee Regional High-School Mathematics Tournament will take place on Tuesday, 2018 December 04.

Questions should be directed to Dr. Damon Scott, current Tournament director.

Past Questions and Recent Champions

Chart of the math tournament results

MATH DEPARTMENT EVENTS

Upcoming Spring Events

2018 Academic Seminar in Washington, D.C.

The 2018 Washington, D.C. Academic Seminar is a six-day long trip to the nation’s capital funded, in part, by an FMU REAL grant. Students and faculty from political science, mathematics and nursing will explore historic sites and neighborhoods in Washington, as well as meet and learn from a variety of speakers working in government, the media, business, and lobbying. See announcement for more information.

May 11-17, 2018

Problem of the Week

Challenging problems will be posted here (as well as on the department bulletin board) biweekly. Check frequently for new problems and solutions to previous problems. Good luck and happy solving!

Week

April 16, 2018

March 26, 2018

March, 5, 2018

February 19, 2018

February 5, 2018

January 22, 2018

January 8, 2018

December 11, 2017

November 27, 2017

November 13, 2017

October 30, 2017

October 16, 2017

October 2, 2017

September 18, 2017

September 4, 2017

August 21, 2017