High School Challenge

Week Ending 4-18-99

Send Answer to: ucfcasio@pegasus.cc.ucf.edu

Congratulations to Katrina Spare of St. John Junior High School in St. John, KS. Katrina wins the Casio CFX-9850G Color Graphing calculator.

Circle the Square

What is the length of the side of a square inscribed in a circle that has a circumference of 100 units?

Explain how you got your answer.

Correct Solutions:

  1. Sara Ho. Sang Shiu Tim SS, Hong Kong
  2. Leanne Kwok. Pakuranga College, Auckland, New Zealand
  3. Lisa Schechner. Manorhaven ES, Port Washington, NY
  4. Steve Chou. Britannia SS, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  5. Jeffrey Mo. University ES, Calgary, AB, Canada
  6. Jack J. Shen. Earl Haig SS, Toronto, ON, Canada
  7. Brendon Hansen. Newport Harbor HS, Newport Beach, CA
  8. Shija Ghosh. Old Town ES, Winston-Salem, NC
  9. James Hoffpauir. Indian Bayou ES, Rayne, LA
  10. Lisa Gardner. Boyette Springs ES, Riverview, FL
  11. Lavinia Ursescu. Henry M. Jackson HS, Mill Creek, WA
  12. Xingji Zheng. Abbotsford Senior SS, Abbotsford, BC, Canada
  13. Andy Novocin. Stanton College Prep, Jacksonville, FL
  14. Ashley Vinson. Red Bay HS, Red Bay, AL
  15. Cyrus Harvesf. Stanton College Prep, Jacksonville, FL
  16. Curtis L. Denomme. Holy Spirit School, Cochrane, AB, Canada
  17. Henry Magana. Newport Harbor HS, Newport Beach, CA,
  18. Jessica Cunningham. Center for the Arts and Sciences, Saginaw, MI
  19. Raju Krishnamoorthy. Doyle MS, Troy, NY
  20. Asher Walkover. Rambam Mesivta, Lawrence, NY
  21. Farhad Roueintan. Carson Graham SS, North Vancouver, BC, Canada
  22. John Hor. Pinetree SS, Coquitlam, BC, Canada
  23. Edward Kunkes. Brooklyn Technical HS, Brooklyn, NY
  24. Vincent Proy. Corry Area HS, Corry, PA
  25. Ibraheem Mohammed. C.W. Ruckel I.B. MS, Niceville, FL
  26. Jason Juang. Sycamore JHS, Cincinnati, OH
  27. Daniel Yu. Randolph MS, Randolph, NJ
  28. Wilson Shieh. McNally Composite HS, Edmonton, AB, Canada
  29. Jimmy Tang. White Hall JHS, White Hall, AR
  30. Laurel Maharaj. Rio Claro HS, Rio Claro, Trinidad & Tobago
  31. Daniel Keesing. Ridgewood HS, Ridgewood, NJ
  32. Annie Liang. Garden Hills ES, Champaign, IL
  33. Corey McCaffrey. Homewood-Flossmoor HS, Flossmoor, IL
  34. Anthony Yuen. Hugh McRoberts SS, Richmond, BC, Canada
  35. Rohan Mathew. Sycamore JHS, Cincinnati, OH
  36. Becky Ellis. Newport Harbor HS, Newport Beach, CA
  37. Chris Kerstner. Newport Harbor HS, Newport Beach, CA
  38. Eric Mansfield. Center for the Arts & Sciences, Saginaw, MI
  39. Nicole Pillar. Middleton Alternative HS, Middleton, WI
  40. Jackie Chan. McNally HS, Edmonton, AB, Canada
  41. Yona Levine. Lehava, Kedumim, Israel
  42. Erika VanBuren. Merritt Island HS, Merritt Island, FL
  43. James Edelen. La Salle College HS, Wyndmoor, PA
  44. Leonardo Varejao. Sauk Centre HS, Sauk Centre, MN
  45. Sara Pohlmann. Sauk Centre HS, Sauk Centre, MN
  46. Jan Nordbotten. Cathedral School, Bergen, Norway
  47. Sophy Zheng. Oak Park & River Forest HS, Oak Park, IL
  48. Sam Critchlow. Portland HS. Portland, ME
  49. Richard Deming. PL Dunbar MS, Fort Myers, FL
  50. Wei Quan Zhou. Brooklyn Tech HS, Brooklyn, NY
  51. Jason Lee. Stuyvesant HS, New York, NY
  52. Gregory E. Amenta. Homewood-Flossmoor HS, Flossmoor, IL
  53. Brad Greer. Westside HS, Macon, GA
  54. Irene Chan. Notre Dame HS, Kanata, ON, Canada
  55. Bill Fay. Pioneer HS, Ann Arbor MI
  56. Ebrahim Parvand. Acacia MS, Hemet, CA
  57. Serge Ballif. Preston HS, Preston, ID
  58. Katrina Spare. St. John JH, St. John, KS
  59. Karina Rodrigues. Monsignor Johnson HS, ON, Canada
  60. Ken Tong. CNEC Christian College, Hong Kong
  61. Amy Gieske. Sauk Centre HS, Sauk Centre, MN
  62. Michael Moyer. The Way Home School, Carlisle, PA
  63. Karin Rilby. Sigrid Rudebecks Gymnasium, Sweden
  64. Joe Altendahl. Sauk Centre HS, Sauk Centre, MN
  65. Al Whitney. Sauk Centre HS, Sauk Centre, MN
  66. Eric Hoke. Wayland HS, Wayland MA
  67. Xiaodu Wang. East Brunswick HS, East Brunswick, NJ
  68. John Jernigan. Chesterton HS, Chesterton, IN
  69. Justin Lam. College Park HS, Pleasant Hill, CA
  70. Olga Russakovsky. Jane Lathrop Stanford MS, Palo Alto, CA
  71. Ying Y. Li. Brooklyn Technical HS, New York, NY
  72. Jamie Dow. Newport Harbor HS, Newport Beach, CA
  73. Jenna Booth. Newport Harbor HS, Newport Beach, CA
  74. Curt Cook. Newport Harbor HS, Newport Beach, CA
  75. Brad Levig. Trabuco Hills HS, Mission Viejo, CA
  76. Pandora Lai. Diocesan Girls' School, Hong Kong, China
  77. Ashley Coleman. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  78. Nashon Levi. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  79. Janette Lloyd. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  80. Cathy Fletcher. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  81. Josh Desrochers. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  82. Jessy Lunsford. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  83. Merenda Garnett-Kranz. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  84. Deven Hill. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA.
  85. Jordan Honrine. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  86. Krystal Harris. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  87. Dawn Gordon. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  88. Katie Kane. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  89. Adam Balderson. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  90. Sarah Jones. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  91. Chris McVay. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  92. Jessica Harvey. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  93. Angela Huff. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  94. Emily Pillarella. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  95. Sara Field. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  96. Nicky Burruss. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  97. Charles Thiemann. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  98. Sara Harris. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  99. Dustin Madison. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  100. Amy Powell. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  101. Chip Dishman, Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  102. John Bevard. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  103. Susan Ruark. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  104. Katie Merten. Sauk Centre HS, Sauk Centre, MN
  105. Paul Schultzenberg. Sauk Centre HS, Sauk Centre, MN
  106. Ben Ficek. Sauk Centre HS, Sauk Centre, MN
  107. Liew Chien Hao. Catholic HS, PJ, Selangor, Malaysia
  108. Amanda Maytrott. Merritt Island HS, Merritt Island, FL
  109. Chrissie Bloomer. Merritt Island HS, Merritt Island, FL
  110. Neil Mehta. Merritt Island HS, Merritt Island, FL
  111. Joan Lerret. Merritt Island HS, Merritt Island, FL
  112. Mario Tingling. Merritt Island HS, Merritt Island, FL
  113. Jeremy Mills. Salmen HS, Slidell, LA
  114. Mitesh Trivedi. Moorestown Friends School, Moorestown, NJ
  115. Loc Thai. Rostrevor College, Adelaide, South Australia
  116. Guy David. Pinecrest ES, Miami, FL
  117. Jarek Slusarczyk. Memorial HS, Elmwood Park, NJ
  118. Rick Qiu. TEDA International School, Tianjin, China
  119. Yvonne Lai. Diocesan Girls' School, Hong Kong
  120. Adriana H. Andreeva. Geo Milev Math HS, Pleven, Bulgaria
  121. Mark Blease. Alvirne HS, Hudson, NH
  122. Sean Swett. Sweet Home JHS, Sweet Home, OR
  123. Matt Grimmius. SV-RL-B HS, Round Lake, MN
  124. Chirs Vanderbrink. Merritt Island HS, Merritt Island, FL
  125. Britney Hall. Merritt Island HS, Merritt Island, FL
  126. Tom Maher. Merritt Island HS, Merritt Island, FL
  127. Shaun Thayer. Center for Arts and Sciences, Saginaw, MI
  128. Joey Freedman. Trinity Prep School, Winter Park, FL
  129. Greg Larson. Ayala HS, Chino Hills, CA
  130. Alex Arjad. Newport Harbor HS, Newport Beach, CA
  131. Michael Allshouse. Briarhill MS, Lewisville, TX
  132. Danny Thompson. SV-RL-B HS, Round Lake, MN
  133. Dusty Wassenaar. SV-RL-B HS, Round Lake, MN
  134. Jarret Eickman. Milton-Union HS, West Milton, OH
  135. Benjamin Spare. St. John ES, St. John, KS
  136. Timothy Spare. St. John ES, St. John, KS
  137. Jennifer Sun. West HS, Iowa City, IA
  138. Blake Rusch. Sandridge JHS, Roy, UT
  139. Lisa Gerlach. Newport Harbor HS, Costa Mesa, CA
  140. Tao Tao Chen. Sedgwick ES, Cupertino, CA
  141. Victor Zamora. Milton-Union HS, West Milton, OH
  142. ThuKha Aung. Redwood Christian School, San Lorenzo, CA
  143. Nancy Kho. Lakeside HS, Atlanta, GA
  144. Mary Sparks. Oviedo HS, Oviedo, FL
  145. Katie Dawson. Newnan HS, Newnan, GA
  146. Rebecca Au. Albert Campbell CI, Scarborough, ON, Canada


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