Monday, June 30, 2008

Brazilian Math Olympiad

Over 18 million Brazilian students have registered in the country's 9th Mathematics Olympiad, who account for 10 percent of Brazil's total population.Students from 40,000 public schools have been enrolled, covering 72 percent of all public schools and 98.7 percent of all cities in the Brazil.Gold medal winner of the previous contest scored the highest in the latest admission test of the federal university of Minas Gerais state in southeastern Brazil.3,000 students in 2007 received scholarships worth 100 reais (60 U.S. dollars) per month

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