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The MATH+ advent calendar 2020 is now closed and starts in december 2021 again with difficult challenges. More information about the events of MATH+ are available at www.mathplus.de.

The MATH+ advent calendar offers fascinating insights into recent application oriented mathematical research and into the everyday professional life of mathematicians. The 24 challenging puzzles are aimed at sharp high school students, university students, teachers, and everyone interested.

The MATH+ advent calendar invites you to discover the beauty and power of math beyond the subjects covered in school.


Solutions 2020 - 14.04.21

Dear participants,

Thank you for your infinite patience.

Finally, the Solutions 2020 are ready for you to download.

We are so sorry for have kept you waiting so long and promise to be faster next year!

The MATH+ Advent Calendar team

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Solutions and Winners 2020 - 25.02.21

Dear friends of the MATH+ Advent Calendar,

Due to a longer period of illness, the Advent calendar team was not yet able to provide you with the solutions for the 2020 challenges.

We are busy working on the solution book and the notification of the winners and kindly ask for your understanding and some more patience.

Have a look at the discussion board for solutions that other participants provided.

Your MATH+ Advent Calendar team

Halftime! - 13.12.20

Dear MATH+ Advent Calendar fans!

Hard to believe but this year's mathematical Advent calendar has already reached its halftime.

Therefore, brace your energy and keep puzzling!

Since you can solve the challenges until 31 December 2020, it is not to late to convince your family and friends to join the competition ;)

Have fun and good luck!
Your MATH+ Advent Calendar team

BTW: We are also on Facebook and Instagram ;)

Finally, we are open! - 01.12.20

Dear MATH+ Advent calendar fans!

The first windw of this year's MATH+ Advent calender opens today. We are very much looking forward to the next 24 days and that you will have fun with our daily puzzles.

The essentials of the advent calendar in brief:

  1. Please, sign up here! The registration is free of charge for both, individual participants and classes.
  2. The windows of the advents calendar open daily at 4pm (CET). The puzzles will be released in German and English.
  3. In the Forum (our discussion board), you can ask questions concerning the puzzles and give us feedback. The Forum will be supervised during the following hours:
    • Mon-Fri: 4-8pm,
    • Sat-Sun: 4-7pm.
  4. The rules of the game can be found here.
  5. If you are lucky, you can win many great prizes. (This list will be updated permanently.)

Have fun & good luck!
Your MATH+ Advent calendar team :)

Register now! - 01.11.20

Dear Mathekalender fans!

The MATH+ Advent Calendar team is very busy preparing this year's Advent calendar for you. We have already received lots of great puzzles from the MATH+ scientists, our Dutch collegues, and numerous volunteers. We very much hope that you will enjoy them!

From now on, you can register for the MATH+ Advent Calendar 2020. From December 1 to 24, there will be one tricky puzzle daily, which may be solve until December 31. Of course, there will be many great prizes to win!

Your MATH+ Advent Calendar team :)

Anja Karliczek BMBF


Der MATH+ advent calendar takes place under the patronage of the German Federal Minister of Education and Research, Ms Anja Karliczek.