Math Department Seminar
Dr. Roger Baker of Brigham Young University will present Close encounters between the primes on Thursday, January 30, 2014, at 4pm in ELC 301.
Abstract: We discuss recent progress due to Zhang and Maynard in finding a finite limit inferior of gaps in the primes. We also report on an extension of this work to the primes in a Beatty sequence.
State Math Contest
The State Math Contest will be held Monday, March 10, 2014. Registration is due February 15, 2014 (late registration due by March 2, 2014). This contest is for area students grades 7-12.
When Will I Use Math?
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. . . The Department of Mathematics is committed to offering a well-rounded academic program that will enhance the lives of those who take our courses. The demand for knowledge we offer is enormous in both industry and education. In secondary schools the two greatest shortages of qualified teachers across the nation are in mathematics and technology, and jobs outlooks rate mathematics as one of the highest needs of college graduates.. . .
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