Aug 7, 2017, 3:15 PM
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Iran university math squad shines in Int'l competition

Tehran, Aug 7, IRNA – Students of Sharif University of Technology, winning four gold and one silver medals, stood on the fifth place in the 24th round of International Mathematics Competition for University Students (IMC) held in Bulgaria.

According to the IMC website, the competition is planned for students completing their first, second, third or fourth year of university education with a maximum age of participants being 23 years of age at the time of the competition.

Ali Cheraghi, Amir Ali Mo'infar, Ali Reza Shavoli Kouh Shour and Ariya Halavati won golds and their colleague Sohrab Madani bagged silver.

There is no minimum age limit, according to the IMC website and problems are from the fields of Algebra, Analysis (Real and Complex), Geometry and Combinatorics.

The working language is English, it says.

'This is a residential competition and a condition of participation is that all participating students stay in the Hall of Residence provided by the organizers,' writes the website of the international math event.

'Over the past twenty three competitions we have had participants from over two hundred institutions from over fifty countries,' it says.

The event was held with the attendance off some 71 teams on July 31-August 6.

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