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MathWorks Math Modeling (M3) Challenge

MathWorks Math Modeling (M3) Challenge is a mathematical modeling contest for high school students sponsored by MathWorks and organized by SIAM. M3 Challenge spotlights applied mathematics as a powerful problem-solving tool, a viable and exciting profession, and a vital contributor to advances in an increasingly technical society.

The contest introduces high school students to applied mathematics by giving them an opportunity to work in teams to tackle a real-world problem under time and resource constraints akin to those faced by industrial applied mathematicians. Teams are presented with a previously unknown problem scenario, and should work together, using the math modeling process to represent, analyze, make predictions and otherwise provide insight into that real-world phenomena and the posed problem’s questions.

MATLAB is available for teams to use in this competition. Find out more about the M3 Technical Computing Award.

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MathWorks provides complimentary software for this competition. If your team is participating in this competition and would like to request software contact us.