High School Challenge




Cube the Digits



Godfrey H. Hardy (1877-1947) in his book "A Mathematician's Apology" wrote "There are just four numbers, after unity, which are the sums of the cubes of their digits: 153 = 1^3 + 5^3 + 3^3 " = 1 + 125 + 27 = 153. What are the other three?


Correct Solutions:


  1. Sorin Ionescu. Ecole Secondaire Dorval, Dorval, Quebec, Canada
  2. Adam Bliss. Collins Hill HS, Suwanee, GA
  3. Leon Ding. Wayne Hills HS, Wayne, NJ
  4. Xingji Zheng. Abbey HS, Abbotsford, BC, Canada
  5. Wim Dheere. TIG HS, Ghent, Belgium
  6. Anders Uppstrom. Komvux HS, Mariestad, Sweden
  7. Paul Warner. Jefferson West HS, Meriden, KS
  8. Douglas Baker. Hoffman Estates HS, Hoffman Estates, IL
  9. Ashlea Fadem. Lake Highland Prep, Orlando, FL
  10. Gregory Winston. O'Neill C.V.I., Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
  11. Ken Scheiwe. New Trier HS, Wilmette, IL
  12. Carrie Darwin. Alcorn Central HS, Glen, MS
  13. Begem Lee. St.Anne's School, Porterville, CA
  14. Enoch So. S.D.B. Ng Siu Mui Technical School, Kwai Chung, Hong Kong
  15. Carrie Darwin. Alcorn Central HS, Glen, MS
  16. Wojciech Lewkowicz. Lemont HS, Lemont, IL
  17. William Donovan. Manwood's Grammar School, Sandwich, England
  18. Alex Wissner-Gross. Great Neck South HS, Great Neck, NY
  19. Amy Shearer. Century HS, Hillsboro, OR
  20. Jon Catandella. Century HS, Hillsboro, OR
  21. Vaul D Kranak. Century HS, Hillsboro, OR
  22. Kathryn Klein. Bremerton HS, Bremerton, WA
  23. Kathryn Larson. Oviedo HS, Oviedo, FL
  24. Bryan Littell. Oviedo HS, Oviedo, FL
  25. Laura Zimmermann. Sauk Centre HS, Sauk Centre, MN
  26. Amit Sahasrabudhe. TL Kennedy, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada
  27. Mike Bonifacius. Columbus East HS, Columbus, IN
  28. Camilo Franco. Colegio Nueva York, Bogot , Colombia, SA
  29. Nirmal Mankani. Center for Arts & Sciences, Saginaw, MI
  30. Jen McCullough. Oviedo HS, Oviedo, FL
  31. Joe Jacobs. Merritt Island HS, Merritt Island, FL
  32. Quin O'Connor. Century HS, Hillsboro, OR
  33. Ross Campbell. Nepean HS, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  34. Justin Ulrich. Century HS, Hillsboro, OR
  35. Bridget Lynn. Century HS, Hillsboro, OR
  36. Zach Dean . Century HS, Hillsboro, OR
  37. Adelle Williams. Century HS, Hillsboro, OR
  38. Larissa Salas. Century HS, Hillsboro, OR
  39. Shannon Kruger. Century HS, Hillsboro, OR
  40. Veronica Carmolinga. Century HS, Hillsboro, OR
  41. Braden Spotts. Century HS, Hillsboro, OR
  42. Angeline Smith. Century HS, Hillsboro, OR
  43. Kelli Prickett. Century HS, Hillsboro, OR
  44. Kimberly Nakayama. Century HS, Hillsboro, OR
  45. Molly Tinling. Century HS, Hillsboro, OR
  46. Alex Kidby. Century HS, Hillsboro, OR
  47. Andy Hamada. Niles West HS, Skokie, IL
  48. Duc Thai. Rostrevor College, Adelaide, South Australia
  49. Ben Campbell. Nepean HS, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
  50. Scott Wessels. Granite Hills HS, El Cajon, CA
  51. Sachiko Tarr. Century HS, Hillsboro, OR
  52. Omar Torres. Century HS, Hillsboro, OR
  53. Johnny VanRees . Century HS, Hillsboro, OR
  54. Michelle Simmons. Oviedo HS, Oviedo, FL
  55. Ann-Marie Davis. Century HS, Hillsboro, OR
  56. Meuy Saechao. Century HS, Hillsboro, OR
  57. Lindsey Cary. Century HS, Hillsboro, OR
  58. Carla Wilhoit. Appomattox County HS, Appomattox, VA
  59. Gina Heideman. Century HS, Hillsboro, OR