Students Take on Annual Math Contest

Seven high schools from around Southern California will compete in the 30th annual High School Mathematics Contest at Westmont on Saturday, Feb. 3, from 1-6:30 p.m. in Winter Hall. The competition starts at 1 p.m. with the College Bowl Prelims, Chalk Talk Prelims, and Team Exam, and will conclude with an awards ceremony in Founders Room.

This year’s Chalk Talk topic is complex numbers.

This year students from Cate, Dos Pueblos, La Cañada, Mark Keppel, Oaks Christian, San Marcos, and Santa Barbara high schools will take part in the competition.

The Chalk Talk and College Bowl finals will begin at 4 p.m. in Darling Foundation Lecture Hall, Winter Hall, room 210.

A contest itinerary, map, sample questions and photos from past events can be found at westmont.edu/mathcontest.