Adding up to fun

High school students play with numbers during ASU Math Day


teacher collecting candy from students

Having more than 100 high school students excited about math sounds like an April Fool's hoax, but thanks to some creative workshops that incorporated candy, rope untangling and colored pencils, this scenario was no joke during ASU's Math Day on April 1. 

The students spent the day with Arizona State University's School of Mathematical and Statistical SciencesThe School of Mathematical and Statistical Sciences is an academic unit of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences. attending free workshops and a panel discussion, as well as a screening of Navajo Math Circles, which included a Q&A with the filmmakers. 

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