High School Challenge

Week Ending 2-13-00

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Congratulations to Dina Gohar from The Hewitt School in New York, NY. Dina wins the Casio CFX-9850G Color Graphing calculator.

The Formula Is

Given the sequence 0, 2, 6, 12, 20, 30, . . . , what is the formula that will give any desired term in the sequence?

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<LI> Your Name. Your ES, MS, or HS, Town, State (2 letter)
Your Grade

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Correct Solutions:

  1. Elaine Hart. Mt Rainier HS, Des Moines, WA
  2. Joanna Wong. Western Canada HS, Calgary, AB, Canada
  3. Ben Sandness. Bishop Heelan Catholic HS, Sioux City, IA
  4. Leo Lau. SKH Lam Woo Memorial SS, Hong Kong
  5. Lisa Schechner. Manorhaven ES, Port Washington, NY
  6. Victor Putra Lesmana. Canisius College, Jakarta, Indonesia
  7. Yu Jiang. Christchurch Boys' HS, Christchurch, New Zealand
  8. Jason Juang. Sycamore JHS, Cincinnati, OH
  9. Sorin Ionescu. John Abbott College, Montreal, Canada
  10. Ye Jin Kwack. George Washington HS, San Francisco, CA
  11. Xing Yun Zhi. George Washington HS, San Francisco, CA
  12. Fu Min Cao. Galileo HS, San Francisco, CA
  13. Joshua Powell. Marietta HS, Marietta, GA
  14. Eric Evans. Mar Vista, Aptos, CA
  15. Johnathan Chung. Barrington HS, Barrington, IL
  16. Brendon Hansen. Newport Harbor HS, Newport Beach, CA
  17. Linda Farmer. Dresden HS, Dresden, TN
  18. Adam Groce. Haverford HS, Havertown, PA
  19. Daniel Coyle. Msgr Donovan HS, Toms River, NJ
  20. Andrew Evans. Mar Vista ES, Aptos, CA
  21. Mohammed Meah. Universal School, Bridgeview, IL
  22. Matt Wilkerson. Greater Atlanta Christian School, Norcross, GA
  23. Guy David. Ransom MS, Miami, FL
  24. Jongmin Baek. Hyde JHS, Cupertino, CA
  25. Charles R Washington III. Oxford HS, Oxford, MS
  26. Floyd Newberry. Central Mountain HS, Mill Hall, PA
  27. Scott Schmucker. Mentor HS, Mentor, OH
  28. Bonnie Huang. Albany HS, Albany, CA
  29. Paul Hedberg. Granite Hills HS, El Cajon, CA
  30. Avinash Kunnath. Jackson Heights MS, Oviedo, FL
  31. Alex Shim. Framingham HS, Framingham, MA
  32. Marra Giuliani. Bishop Moore HS, Orlando, FL
  33. Kimi Parker. Madeira JHS, Madeira, OH
  34. Karl Spurzem. Westside MS, Omaha, NE
  35. Dounan Hu. C E Jordan HS, Durham, NC
  36. Susan Wang. Logger's Run MS, Boca Raton, FL
  37. Mark Bicket. North HS, Edmond, OK
  38. Dina Gohar. The Hewitt School, New York, NY
  39. Tiffany Chao. Seaquam SS, Delta, BC, Canada
  40. Maiyuran Arumugam. James Ruse AHS, Carlingford, NSW, Australia
  41. Jan Nordbotten. Cathedral School, Bergen, Norway
  42. Kyle Bentfeld. Sauk Centre HS, Sauk Centre, MN
  43. Tiara Ballard. Jackson Memorial HS, Jackson, NJ
  44. Gary Hordeman. Jackson Memorial HS, Jackson, NJ
  45. Steve Balamut. Sauk Centre HS, Sauk Centre, MN
  46. Ben Lauer. Sauk Centre HS, Sauk Centre, MN
  47. Tim Hinkel. Bigfork HS, Bigfork, MT
  48. Adam Zengel. Jackson Memorial HS, Jackson, NJ
  49. Dave Henning. Jackson Memorial HS, Jackson, NJ
  50. Benedict U Bigcas. Quezon City Science HS, Quezon City, NM
  51. Justin Lam. College Park HS, Pleasant Hill, CA
  52. Amy Gieske. Sauk Centre HS, Sauk Centre, MN
  53. Clarence Stephen. Jackson Heights MS, Oviedo, FL
  54. Cesar Caso. Bay Area Charter HS, Redwood City, CA
  55. Nikita Shvachko. Bay Area Charter HS, Redwood City, CA
  56. Erin Harness. Upper Lake HS, Upper Lake, CA
  57. Andrew Rose. Manchester Township HS, Lakehurst, NJ
  58. Jacob Cress. Milton-Union HS, West Milton, OH
  59. Dennis Macie. Home School, Oconomowoc, WI
  60. Wong Hoi Ko. Pooi Tun SS, Kowloon, Hong Kong
  61. Kady Gerry. Middleton HS, Middleton, WI
  62. Xi Wang. Kelvin HS, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
  63. Kristin Hood. Bishop Moore HS, Orlando, FL
  64. Chris Mann. James Ruse AHS, Carlingford, NSW, Australia
  65. Amol Saincher. Southridge School, Surrey, BC, Canada
  66. Asher Walkover. Rambam Mesivta, Lawrence, NY
  67. Jason Lo. Twin Peaks MS, Poway, CA
  68. Kevin Pak, Mt Tahoma HS, Tacoma, WA
  69. Heather Tangen. Newport Harbor HS, Newport Harbor Beach, CA
  70. Dedy Junedi. St Thomas-1 HS, Medan, SU
  71. Tina Perschak. Sekundarschule Horgen, Zurich, Switzerland
  72. Jessica McPolin. Jackson Memorial HS, Jackson, NJ
  73. Michael Guzik. Guzik Learning Center, San Diego, CA
  74. Elizabeth Cai. Pocantico Hills School, Sleepy Hollow, NY
  75. Christopher Mauro. Jackson Memorial HS, Jackson, NJ
  76. Kshitij Gajjar. FAIP School, Ahmadi, Kuwait
  77. Frank Welch. Carteret HS, Carteret, NJ
  78. David Valcourt. Massabesic HS, Waterboro, ME
  79. Gwen Lawson. Westside MS, Omaha NE
  80. Ben Robert. Windsor HS, Windsor, VT
  81. Michael Segal. Baldi MS, Philadelphia, PA
  82. Jonathon Vallejo. Westside MS, Omaha, NE
  83. Lauren Nykamp. Bishop Moore HS, Orlando, FL
  84. Pradeep Baliga. Central HS, Tuscaloosa, AL
  85. Dana Shulman. Newington HS, Newington, CT
  86. Alex Schwendner. Austin Area Homeschoolers, Austin, TX
  87. John Kapisarov. Manhattan Beach MS, Manhattan Beach, CA
  88. Radoslav Marinov. Fukaya JHS, Fukaya, Saitama, Japan
  89. Boyan Marinov. Fukaya JHS, Fukaya, Saitama, Japan
  90. Grace Cheung. South Pasadena MS, South Pasadena, CA
  91. Andrew Mckenzie. Brisbane Grammar School HS, Brisbane, Australia
  92. Anant Nyshadham. Brookstone HS, Columbus, GA
  93. Erin Corwin. Valley City HS, Valley City, ND
  94. Cliff Christianson. Valley City HS, Valley City, ND
  95. Nancy Tsai. Southridge School. Surrey, BC, Canada
  96. Omar Visram. Southridge School. Surrey BC, Canada
  97. John Jenkins. Southridge School. Surrey, BC, Canada
  98. Jen Pikard. Southridge School. Surrey, BC, Canada
  99. Priya Gandhi. Southridge School, Surrey, BC, Canada
  100. Brock Nordman. Hugh McRoberts HS, Richmond, BC,
  101. Jefferson Martinez. Arroyo HS, El Monte, CA
  102. Heather Rahmlow. Fox Valley Lutheran HS, Appleton, WI
  103. Kevin Lynch. Carteret HS, Carteret, NJ
  104. Jayme Kaddatz. Fox Valley Lutheran HS, Appleton, WI
  105. Anant Gupta. Troy HS, Troy, MI
  106. Han Jiang. Merrin PS, Cristchurch, New Zealand
  107. Kevin Jiang. Merrin PS, Cristchurch, New Zealand
  108. David Howie. Cheadle Hulme College, Manchester, UK
  109. Perry Osborne. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  110. Dawn Gordon. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  111. Craig Meier. Sauk Centre HS, Sauk Centre, MN
  112. Yiming Yao. New Westmintser SS, New Westminster, BC, Canada
  113. Michael Middlestead. Valley City HS, Valley City, ND
  114. Andrew Henderson. Valley City HS, Valley City, ND
  115. Janae Hardy. Highland HS, Gilbert, AZ
  116. George Oprea. Amundsen HS, Chicago, IL
  117. Daniel Keesing. Ridgewood HS, NJ
  118. Xiao-shu Su. Perkiomen Valley HS, Schwenksville, PA
  119. Kevin Chan. Seminole HS, Sanford, FL
  120. Matt Griffin. Pitt Meadows SS, Pitt Meadows, BC, Canada
  121. Nicole Seidl. Johnson Creek HS, Johnson Creek, WI
  122. Jonalee Merkel. Johnson Creek HS, Johnson Creek, WI
  123. Connie Johnson. Johnson Creek HS, Johnson Creek, WI
  124. Angelic Pasillas. Johnson Creek HS, Johnson Creek, WI
  125. Matthew Liu. Kentridge HS, Renton, WA
  126. Peter Tanpitukpong. John Dickinson HS, Wilmington, DE
  127. Bobby Carr. Neosho HS, Neosho, MO
  128. Victoria Bailey. North Delta School, Batesville, MS
  129. Sierra Hedberg. Montgomery MS, El Cajon, CA
  130. Samuel Timothy Dy. St Stephen's HS, Manila, Philippines
  131. Joanna Hruska. Lakes MS, Coeur d'Alene, ID
  132. Robert Schneider. Valley City HS, Valley City, ND
  133. Nathalie Kanda. Bishop Moore HS, Orlando, FL
  134. Joseph Shao. Bartle School, Highland Park, NJ
  135. Vik Mittal. Montgomery Blair HS, Silver Spring, MD
  136. Ye Wang. Our Lady of Mount Carmel SS, Mississauga, ON, Canada
  137. Daniel Manche. Brisbane Boys' College, Queensland, Australia
  138. Pjevac Ognjen. Gimnazija, Senta, Yugoslavia
  139. Daniel Gee. Stone Valley MS, Alamo, CA
  140. Táborosi Margaréta. Gimnázium, Zenta, Yugoslavia
  141. Sophy Zheng. Oak Park & River Forest HS, Oak Park, IL
  142. Andrey Mamontov. Reedsburg HS, Reedsburg, WI
  143. Sam Wen. Takoma Park MS, Silver Spring, MD
  144. Mehmet Akif Emekli. Ceceli SS, Ankara, Turkey
  145. Brandon Tomlinson. Westside MS, Omaha, NE
  146. Sean Barkulis. Barrington HS, Barrington, IL
  147. Ari Gilder. Yeshivah of Flatbush HS, Brooklyn, NY
  148. Jessica Spare. St. John JHS, St. John, KS
  149. Katrina Spare. St. John HS, St. John, KS


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