Welcome to the Maseno University Maths Camp
The Annual Maseno Maths Camp
Next maths camp to be held on 17th – 23rd August 2014

  • A unique opportunity for students in Kenya and beyond to have their eyes opened to the world of mathematics.
  • Experience a computer based environment with the latest mathematical software
  • Meet mathematics teachers, lecturers and researchers from around the world.
  • Discuss ways in which mathematics is being used in research.

Any piece of technology that you use today has been made possible through the advances in mathematical knowledge. Projections for the growth of a country are based on mathematical models. Research in any subject requires diverse mathematical skills. This makes us passionate about mathematics. We see how it has become entwined in all walks of life and we would like to share this passion for mathematics with you.
This Maths Camp will hope to spark in you an increased interest in mathematical sciences that will be essential in the modern world which relies on mathematics. Irrespective of whether you attend a camp or not, we hope this website will encourage you to explore mathematics beyond the classroom. Look at the free resources which will expand your mind and encourage you to find out what thinking mathematically really means.
There is no escaping mathematics, and once you understand it you would not want to.

April 15th, 2014                                         14 Divisors

The list below shows the first ten numbers together with their divisors (factors):

  1. 1
  2. 1, 2
  3. 1, 3
  4. 1, 2, 4
  5. 1, 5
  6. 1, 2, 3, 6
  7. 1, 7
  8. 1, 2, 4, 8
  9. 1, 3, 9
  10. 1, 2, 5, 10

What is the smallest number with exactly twelve divisors?
What is the smallest number with exactly fourteen divisors?
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