DIXON – Students from six area schools will compete today in the local Mathcounts competition at Sauk Valley Community College, 173 state Route 2.
A group of 50 students in sixth, seventh, and eighth grades will take written tests and compete in oral matches that deal with topics such as probability, statistics, linear algebra, and polynomials.
Written testing will start at 8 a.m. The final match will begin at 11:20 a.m. in room 1K4.
The local Rock River Chapter of the Illinois Society of Professional Engineers organized the contest.