' High School Challenge Contest

High School Challenge

Week Ending 7-31-99

This problem will be up for all of July.

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

Congratulations to Christopher Xu of Superior Senior High School in Superior, WI. Christopher wins the Casio CFX-9850G Color Graphing calculator.

This is Complex!

The complex number c satisfies c + |c| = 2 + 8i. What is |c|2? Remember that if c = a + bi, then |c| is the square root of (a2 + b2).

Correct Solutions:

  1. Lisa Gardner. Boyette Springs ES, Riverview, FL
  2. Brandon Turenne. Elphinstone SS, Gibsons, BC, Canada
  3. Lisa Schechner. Manorhaven ES, Port Washington, NY
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  4. Eric Lawson, Swanson ES, Omaha, NE
  5. Amit Behal. Illinois Math and Science Academy, Aurora, IL
  6. Justin Shih. Clear Lake HS, Houston, TX
  7. Daniel Partington. Rostrevor College, Adelaide, SA, Australia
  8. Tay Hsiung Kae. Jit Sin HS, Bukit Mertajam, Penang, Malaysia
  9. Bharat Pathak. St. Josephs SS, Ratlam, Madhya Pradesh, India
  10. Eric Hoke. Wayland HS, Wayland, MA
  11. Wing Kin Cheng. SKH Lam Woo Memorial SS, Hong Kong, China
  12. Michael Moyer. The Way Home School, Carlisle, PA
  13. Lim Joon. Yong Il HS, Seoul, Korea
  14. Jeffrey Mo. University ES, Calgary, AB, Canada
  15. Rachel Chan. Unionville HS, Markham, Ontario, Canada
  16. Ryan Hutcheson. Lewiston HS, Lewiston, ID
  17. Man Yi Chan. SKH Lam Woo Memorial SS, Hong Kong, China
  18. Mihir R. Faldu. West Charlotte HS, Charlotte, NC
  19. Bella Voldman. Brookline HS, Brookline, MA
  20. Tim Lipus. Les Bois JHS, Boise, ID
  21. Sunhee Kim. Pusan-Jin Women's MS, Pusan,Korea
  22. Jason Chiu. Laramie HS, Laramie, WY
  23. Brandon Chiu. Indian Paintbrush ES, Laramie, WY
  24. Joni Peleg. Tichon Hadera HS, Hadera, Israel
  25. Leong Hoong Han. Jit Sin High, Bukit Mertajam, Penang, Malaysia
  26. Sophy Zheng. Oak Park & River Forest HS, Oak Park, IL
  27. Ong Shien Jin. SMK St Francis, Malacca, Malaysia
  28. Liew Chien Hao. Catholic HS, PJ, Selangor, Malaysia
  29. Andy Novocin. Stanton College Prep, Jacksonville, FL
  30. Pradeep Baliga. Central HS, Tuscaloosa, AL
  31. Floyd Newberry. Lock Haven HS, Lock Haven, PA
  32. Daniel Keesing. Ridgewood HS, Ridgewood, NJ
  33. Anna Kuczynska. Abbotsford SS, BC, Canada
  34. Armando Simoes. Institut Superior de Gestão Bancaria, Porto, Portugal
  35. Lisa Leonard. Walla Walla HS, Walla Walla, WA
  36. Laurel Maharaj. Rio Claro HS, Rio Claro, Trinidad & Tobago
  37. Peter Arbet. The University of Zilina, Zilina, Slovakia
  38. Ranga Muhandiramge. Hollywood HS, Perth, WA, Australia
  39. Justin Lam. College Park HS, Pleasant Hill, CA
  40. Daniel Yu. Randolph MS. Randolph, NJ
  41. Yili Shi. Buffalo Grove HS, Buffalo Grove, IL
  42. Elaine Hart. Mt. Rainier HS, Des Moines, WA
  43. Melissa Setyabudi. Karunia HS, Jakarta, Pusat, Indonesia
  44. Duc Thai. Rostrevor College,Adelaide, South Australia
  45. James Shannon. Carson Graham SS, North Vancouver, BC, Canada
  46. Andrew Hamilton. Columbia Prep, New York, NY
  47. Melissa Setyabudi. Karunia HS, Jakarta, Pusat, Indonesia
  48. Jan Nordbotten. Cathedral School, Bergen, Norway
  49. Jean-Francois Pasquier. Ecole Centrale Paris, Paris, France
  50. Asher Walkover. Rambam Mesivta, Lawrence, NY
  51. Michael Tso. St. Michael's University, Victoria, BC, Canada
  52. Amy Huynh. West Hempstead HS, West Hempstead, NY
  53. Ryan O'Leary. River Ridge HS, New Port Richey, FL
  54. Christopher Leon. Westmount SS, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
  55. Lung Chak Chan. St. Paul's Co-educational College, Hong Kong, China
  56. Yiming Yao. New Westminster SS, New Westminster, BC, Canada
  57. Sorin Ionescu. John Abbott College, Montreal, Canada
  58. Daniel Lindberg. Air Academy HS, Colorado Springs, CO
  59. Felix Goldberg. Hebrew Reali School, Haifa, Israel
  60. Ka Yan Chan. Philadelphia HS for Girls, Philadelphia, PA
  61. Nicholas Poulos. New Trier HS, Winnetka, IL
  62. Akshay Dayal. New English School, Kuwait
  63. John Xia. Torrance HS, Torrance, CA
  64. Danny Benjamin. Lake Mary HS, Lake Mary, FL
  65. Azeem Ansar. West Philadelphia Catholic HS, Philadelphia, PA
  66. Ari Fries. Flatbush HS, Brooklyn, NY
  67. Senya Vasilyev. Gunn HS, Palo Alto, CA
  68. Max Bushmakin. Lake Park HS, Roselle, IL
  69. Sean Markan. Roxbury Latin School, West Roxbury, MA
  70. Eva Koo. Steveston SS, Richmond, BC, Canada
  71. Junyong Pak. Haddon Township HS, Haddon Township, NJ
  72. Matt Rubin. Scarsdale HS, Scarsdale, NY
  73. Amy Liu. Steveston SS, Richmond, BC, Canada
  74. Richard Bohn. Anoka HS, Anoka, MN


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