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Rules for Problem of the Week


  1. Only  P.C. students can participate.
  2. A new question is posted each Friday that classes are in session.
  3. A correct answer must be exact. For example, if the correct answer is 2π then 6.28 is not correct. If the correct answer is 1/3 then 0.3333 is not correct.
  4. A participant who gives the first correct answer to a question is the winner for that week. 
  5. The winner for each week gets a raffle ticket for a drawing held during the Mathematics department end-of-the-year party in May.  Several prizes will be raffled off.  You do not have to be present to win.
  6. Answers are to be submitted by email to: There is no other way to submit an answer. 
  7. All decisions of the judges are final. 


Mathematics and Computer Science
Howley Hall 218
Phone: 401-865-2334
Fax: 401-865-1356

Jeffrey T Hoag, Ph.D

Lynne DeMasi
Administrative Assistant
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