Xtreme Math

  • Putnam Contest

    About the Putnam Contest

    The William Lowell Putnam Mathematical Competition is a mathematics contest for first through fourth year undergraduate university and college students in Canada and the United States. It provides interested students with the opportunity to tackle challenging and creative mathematical problems.

    The Putnam is written on the first Saturday of December in two three-hour sessions: There are six questions in the morning and six questions in the afternoon.

    How to Participate

    If you are interested in finding out more about the Putnam, please contact faculty representative Lisa Lajeunesse:
        Office: Fir 481
        Phone: 604-986-1911 ext. 2451
        E-mail: llajeune@capilanou.ca

    Past Exams and Solutions

    Check previous contest problems from past years to see if the Putnam is for you. 

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