Math students find success in competition

By The Mercury

Seven Kansas State University students have placed highly in an international mathematics competition.

The Mathematical Association of America has released results from the 74th annual Putnam Mathematical Competition, the most prestigious mathematics contest for undergraduates at colleges and universities in the United States and Canada.

The Kansas State University team finished in the top 25 percent among the 537 colleges and universities and 4,113 students participating in the competition. The university team also had one member who placed in the top 15 percent of the competition: Zijian Li, senior in mathematics, Guangzhou, China.

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