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Trigonometry Students Test their Skills at Lake Superior College

WDIO
Updated: March 22, 2019 08:29 PM

High school students put their trigonometry skills to the test at Lake Superior College on Friday.

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Contestants had an hour to complete a test where they interact with surveying equipment and get first-hand experience of the practical side of trigonometry.

The contest is sponsored by the Minnesota Society of Professional Surveyors.

The Duluth chapter donated $900.00 this year for cash prizes.

"The winner of each school gets $50 and they also get a plaque from MSPS for the winner of each school, and then the regional contest, we provide $150 for first place, $100 for second place, and $50 for third place," Trig Star Coordinator, Duane Kyrola said.

Friday's event fellon National Surveyor's Week.

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