Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications


Math in Pictures: All Cracked Up

| Fun with Math

Although mud, tree canopies, and giraffes are all very different from each other, they are linked in a superficial way by a very similar pattern of boundaries.

Blazing a Math Trail: What It Is and How to Get Started

| Math Curriculum, Fun with Math
Have you ever heard of a math trail? If you love math and walking, this is the perfect ...

Math in Pictures: Morphometrics with Fall Leaves

| Fun with Math
What can you do with fall leaves besides raking them? Math! Here is a simple hands-on i...

Math in Pictures: Archer Fish, Natural Mathematicians

| Fun with Math
Have you ever seen an archer fish? They are fascinating for several reasons, but perhap...

9 Compelling Reasons to Enter a Math Contest

| Math Contests
Have you been thinking about entering a math contest? Then read on! Here are some reaso...

Online Math Resources on the New

| Math Curriculum, Math Modeling
Explore our online math resources, including math modeling curriculum, math contests, a...

Math (and Math Modeling Contests) for Each and Every Student

COMAP is and will always be dedicated to math for each and every student, from our math...

Math in Pictures: Have a Seat but Not Too Close

| Fun with Math
Birds sitting on wires often seem to be regularly spaced. What are they thinking? And w...

What Is the MCM/ICM Undergraduate Math Competition?

| Math Contests, Math Modeling
Are you a student looking for an undergraduate math competition where you can solve a r...

What Are the HiMCM and MidMCM Math Contests?

| Math Contests, Math Modeling
Math contests can be a fun way to engage your middle school and high school students. R...


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