Student wins top paper at mathematics convention
Brittany Street, a junior mathematics major at Missouri State University, won Top Paper for her presentation on “Eignenvector Ranking of Sports Teams” at the Kappa Mu Epsilon National Convention on April 12 at Washburn University. The award included a $100 prize and the right to have her paper published in a future edition of The Pentagon, the organization’s official journal.
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