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APSU Department of Mathematics and Statistics places first in MAA Math Jeopardy Competition

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – If the answer is “The best in the southeast,” then the question is “What is Austin Peay State University?”

The APSU Math Jeopardy team recently bested 27 other schools to take home the 2015 Mathematical Association of America (MAA) Jeopardy championship at the MAA Southeastern Section meeting, held March 12th-14th on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. «Read the rest of this article»

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16-Year-Old Helps APSU Math Jeopardy Team Win Second Place In Southeast Region

 

Austin Peay State University - APSUClarksville, TN – David Zhang’s age seemed problematic. The 16-year-old Kenwood High School student was taking advantage of Austin Peay State University’s dual enrollment program, but instead of signing up for a couple of introductory college courses, he asked to enroll in the most advanced undergraduate mathematics classes offered by the University – differential equations and complex analysis.

“Complex analysis is the highest undergraduate course in the math department,” Dr. Ben Ntatin, APSU associate professor of mathematics, said. “I was scared to give him a waiver at first. But he’s easily the best student.”

Dodji Kuwonu, David Zhang and Benjamin D. Firth led the APSU Math Jeopardy Team to a second place win at the Mathematics Association of Mathematics south-east sectional annual meeting.

Dodji Kuwonu, David Zhang and Benjamin D. Firth led the APSU Math Jeopardy Team to a second place win at the Mathematics Association of Mathematics south-east sectional annual meeting.

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