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Area Middle and High Schools Head to FGCU for Fifth Annual Invitational Math Competition Dec. 14

FORT MYERS, FL - Florida Gulf Coast University hosts the fifth annual FGCU Mathematics Competition for middle and high school students 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Friday, Dec. 14 beginning in Whitaker Hall.

FGCU tests over 500 participants at six different levels during the competition including algebra 1, algebra 2, geometry, statistics, precalculus and calculus.

There will be awards for the top eight finishers in each of the six individual subject tests. The top five teams will receive team trophies, and there will be sweepstakes trophies for the top five schools as well as door prizes. Each student will receive a certificate of participation by mail. An answer guide to each exam will be provided to each coach at the conclusion of the testing.

This year the top finisher in each of the six individual subject tests will receive full tuition scholarship to FGCU.

Detailed schedule, contest rules, and registration form are available at

For more information, contact professor in the Division of Math and Sciences and contest director Jerry Ellis at (239) 590-7253 or

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