UNL Expects to Break ‘Math Day’ Attendance Record

university-of-nebraska(AP) — University of Nebraska-Lincoln officials are expecting a record-setting crowd of high school students at Math Day this week.

Officials say 112 Nebraska schools will be represented at Thursday’s event, which is sponsored by UNL’s Math Department. The more than 1,700 students will surpass the 1999 record of more than 1,400 students.

Students will have chances to compete in mathematical competitions, explore their math interests in math and discover what a math career can offer.

The Math Bowl team competition will involve 110 three-member teams from six classes.