# Student Resources

#### The Mathematical Association of America (MAA) offers a wealth of educational resources for students from K-12 to graduate levels.

Discover how MAA can help you enhance your math knowledge, develop new skills, and advance your academic and career goals. Use the search function or browse by topic with the buttons below to find exactly what you need. Ready to get started?

## For Higher-Ed Students

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About the Workshops The PIC Math Workshops on Data Science were aimed at mathematics and statistics faculty members with little or no experience in data science. The workshops were held on the campus of Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah, from May 29-June 2, 2017, and from June 18-22, 2019. The workshops were supported by PIC Math which is...

Preparation for Industrial Careers in Mathematical Sciences (PIC Math) PIC Math, a program of the Mathematical Association of America (MAA) and the Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), prepares mathematical sciences students for industrial careers by engaging them in research problems that come directly from industry. The PIC Math program aims to: A strong component of...

James Tanton takes viewers through this question from the 2011 MAA AMC 10 B Competition. Appropriate for the 10th grade level, this question covers the topic of the circumference of a circle formula in Geometry. Common Core State Standards (CCSS): A-SSE.2; 7.G.4 Read the Curriculum Burst essay that goes with this question here: Walking the...

It is fun to be quirky and push ideas to the edge! Taking the parameters of a problem to an extreme can give insight to the workings of the situation described. And such insight can often illuminate a path for success. Read more about this strategy here: Problem-Solving Strategy #10: Go to Extremes Find other...

No one enjoys hard computation or a tedious grind through formulas and equations. Brute-force work should be undertaken only as a last resort! Do what a mathematician does - think very hard first to devise a creative, elegant approach that avoids hard work! Read more about this strategy here: Problem-Solving Strategy Essay #9 Avoid Hard...

## For K-12 Students

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Test out your creative problem-solving skills! Try your hand at these problems from the 2023 American Mathematics Competition (AMC) 8 competition. This mathematical competition is for students in grades 8 and below. Interested in more? Purchase collections of past competitions from our store or participate in our next MAA AMC competition.

Test out your creative problem-solving skills! Try your hand at these problems from the 2022 American Mathematics Competition (AMC) 10 A competition. This mathematical competition is for students in grades 10 and below. Interested in more? You can purchase collections of past competitions from our store or participate in our next MAA AMC competition.