Gender Gap Disappears in Math Competitions (image) Brigham Young University Share Print E-Mail Caption A new study shows that girls compete evenly with boys after the opening round of math competitions. Credit Mark Philbrick/BYU Usage Restrictions For use with articles reporting on the research. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.