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Who Wants To Be A Mathematician

Videos of Who Wants to Be a Mathematician

(Videos of games before 2014 are here.)

Watching the game, and playing along, is a great activity for a math club or for individuals who want to match wits with the contestants. Below are videos of recent games, which you can also see on the AMS channel on YouTube. It may not be obvious at first, but each event has more than one video. Once the first video plays, click on the playlist symbol (to the left of the CC button) to see all the the videos from that event. Almost all were taken by Bill Butterworth of DePaul University, the rest are by AMS Public Awareness Officer Annette Emerson and by Robin Aguiar, AMS Meetings and Professional Services.

At the University of Michigan

Zachary Obsniuk, a junior, just after he won $3,000 playing Who Wants to Be a Mathematician in Ann Arbor

The 2015 National Championship at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in San Antonio

*Sam Korsky talks about his victory (which netted him and the Glenbrook North High School math department $10,000):

*Action from the semifinals and finals:

*And video from the post-game awards ceremony, with emcee Ken Ono (Emory University):

At the 2014 Arnold Ross Lecture in Salt Lake City

Hunter Schmidt, a junior with an entrepeneurial spirit, won $1,000 at the 2014 Arnold Ross Lecture in Salt Lake City.

At the 2014 USASEF in Washington, DC

Kyle, an eighth grader, won $1,000 at the 2014 USA Science and Engineering Festival (acoustics weren't great).

At the Oregon Invitational Math Tournament at Oregon State University

Ashwin Sah had a big day at the 2014 OIMT.

Pi Day 2014 at Providence College

Amanda Laidler was the big winner on this year's Pi Day.

At the 2014 College of Charleston Math Meet

David Stoner, a junior at South Aiken High School won $3,000 and a TI-Nspire CX in February.

The 2014 National Championship at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Baltimore

Vivek Miglani took home $5,000 for himself and $5,000 for the math department at his school, Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (FL)