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1,000 Students to Square Off With Robots at Two Competitions
Engineering, math, computer science and robots will be on collision courses at two robotics competitions.
More than 1,000 students from neighboring school districts will make precise mathematical calculations, match wits and flex robotic muscles. The first opportunity will come Monday, April 25, at the seventh annual Robot Expo at the Fairplex in Pomona. Another round of battles will be staged Friday, May 6, in the 10th annual Robot Rally at Cal Poly Pomona.
In the two competitions, students will put the robots through challenges that require using mathematics to program the machines to execute precision turns and also take aggressive and evasive maneuvers. The robots also must cover certain distances and speeds. The students have to understand and work with decimals...