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Our presentation is about our experience participating in the 2020 COMAP Mathematical Contest in Modeling this past Spring. We briefly discuss the nature of the contest, followed by a summary of our specific experience. We selected Problem B, which was about finding the ideal geometric shape of the foundation of a sandcastle, and we achieved “Successful Participant” in the contest.

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May 22nd, 11:30 AM May 22nd, 12:00 PM

Sandcastles: A Math Modeling Adventure

Our presentation is about our experience participating in the 2020 COMAP Mathematical Contest in Modeling this past Spring. We briefly discuss the nature of the contest, followed by a summary of our specific experience. We selected Problem B, which was about finding the ideal geometric shape of the foundation of a sandcastle, and we achieved “Successful Participant” in the contest.

 

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