High School Challenge

Week Ending 1-31-99

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Congratulations to Craig Spencer of Menomonie High School in Menomonie, WI. Craig wins the Casio CFX-9850G Color Graphing calculator.

A Big Group

Suppose students arrive at school in groups. You are the first to arrive and you are alone but still considered a group. The second group to arrive has two more people in it than were in your group. The third group has two more people than were in the second group. If there are 2250 kids at your school on this day, how many groups will arrive at school, assuming they all meet the requirement of having two more members than the one before them? All groups except the last one must meet the "two more than the last group" requirement.

Correct Solutions:

  1. Ashlea Fadem. Lake Highland Prep, Orlando, FL
  2. Jason Juang. Sycamore JHS, Cincinnati, OH
  3. Leslie CY Chan. Langstaff SS, Thornhill, Ontario, Canada
  4. Gershon Bialer. Evanston Township HS, Evanston, IL
  5. Yona Levine. Lehava, Kedumim, Israel
  6. Amanda Lee-Zuck. Northview ES, Pointe-Claire, Quebec, Canada
  7. Kirby Watzka. Lake Highland Prep, Orlando, FL
  8. Xingji Zheng. Abby Senior SS, Abbotsford, BC, Canada
  9. Victor Mocanu, College de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
  10. Jeffrey Mo. University ES, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  11. Andy Novocin. Stanton College Prep, Jacksonville, FL
  12. Eric Hoke. Wayland HS, Wayland, MA
  13. Tao Tao Chen. Sedgwick ES, Cupertino, CA
  14. Wilson Shieh. McNally Composite HS, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  15. Sorin Ionescu. John Abbott College, Montreal, Canada
  16. Katie Strausser. St. Thomas More, Houston, TX
  17. Jack J. Shen. Earl Haig SS, North York, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  18. Joe Johnson. Merritt Island HS, Merritt Island, FL
  19. Brian Edmunds. Uintah HS, Vernal, UT
  20. Amanda Vicary. Farmington HS, Farmington, IL
  21. Elaine Hart. Mount Rainier HS, Des Moines, WA
  22. Craig Spencer. Menomonie HS, Menomonie, WI
  23. Vivek Sahani. John P. Stevens HS, Edison, NJ
  24. Mike Ellebrecht. American Heritage School of Learning, Wildwood, MO
  25. Lisa Schechner. Manorhaven ES, Port Washington, NY
  26. Setu Mohta. South Patel Nagar, New Delhi, India
  27. Laurel Maharaj. Rio Claro HS, Trinidad, West Indies
  28. Michael Walker. Lincoln Park HS, Chicago, IL
  29. Matt Hardy. Merritt Island HS, Merritt Island, FL
  30. Princess Harris. Merritt Island HS, Merritt Island, FL
  31. Natalie Ruschak. Oviedo HS, Oviedo, FL
  32. Dan Petty. Timberlane MS, Pennington, NJ
  33. Sadia Rahman. Herbert H. Lehman HS, Bronx, NY
  34. Michael Moyer. The Way Home School, Carlisle, PA
  35. Yiming Yao. Hazen HS, Renton, WA
  36. Sherard Chiu. Grissom HS, Huntsville, AL
  37. Ashlyn Dominick. Lake Highland Prep, Orlando, FL
  38. Khem Veasna. Revere HS, Revere, MA
  39. Ashley Mays. East JHS, Taylorsville, NC
  40. Lisa Gardner. Boyette Springs ES, Riverview, FL
  41. Andrew Simpson. Sydney Grammar School, Sydney, NSW, Australia
  42. Stacy Finkbeiner. Center for Arts & Sciences. Saginaw, MI
  43. Rohan Mathew. Sycamore JHS, Cincinnati, OH
  44. Bart Robinson. Eagle HS, Eagle, ID
  45. Lisa Stover. Arkport Central HS, Arkport, NY
  46. Kim Lancaste. Alcorn Central HS, Glen, MS
  47. Vivian Tang. Chaparral HS, Temecula, CA
  48. Rachel Grubb. Lake Highland Prep, Orlando, FL
  49. Eda Karacabeyli. Hugh McRoberts SS, Richmond, BC, Canada
  50. Joji Ozawa. Irvington HS, Irvington, NY
  51. Brendon Hansen. Newport Harbor HS, Newport Beach, CA
  52. Lois West. Gordano School, Portishead, Bristol, UK
  53. John Young. Riverside HS, Taylor, PA
  54. Mary Barrett. Riverside HS, Taylor, PA
  55. Krystal Kane. Riverside HS, Taylor, PA
  56. Dana Bromenshenkel. Sauk Centre HS, Sauk Centre, MN
  57. Dong-Hyup Ha. King's HS, Seattle, WA
  58. Ranen Ghosh. Chinguacousy SS, Brampton, Ontario, Canada
  59. Alicia Marie Brandt. Morden Collegiate, Morden, Manitoba, Canada
  60. Neil Baron. Casis ES, Austin, TX
  61. Patrick Fitch. Lake Highland Prep, Orlando, FL
  62. Lyndsay Coo. The Mount School, York, England
  63. Nisha Doshi. The Mount School, York, England
  64. Suzanne Abbott. The Mount School, York, England
  65. Rachael Evans. The Mount School, York, England
  66. Bethant Carroll. The Mount School, York, England
  67. Christiane Eaves. The Mount School, York England
  68. Dorothy Sparks. Oviedo HS, Oviedo, FL
  69. James Sun. Norwin MS, East Irwin, PA
  70. Bryan Hood. Wilson ES, Sanford, FL
  71. Lance Gentry. Seymour MS, Seymour, IN
  72. Naomi Cohen. Maimonides HS, Brookline, MA
  73. Mandi Buss. First Assembly Christian School, Memphis, TN
  74. Galen Cooper. Advance HS, Advance, MO
  75. Nigel Jalsa. Bishop's HS, Tobago, Trinidad, West Indies
  76. Tyler Martin. Nevada HS, Nevada, IA
  77. Chris Lewis. Grissom HS, Huntsville, AL
  78. Bambi Edmunds. Vernal Jr. HS, Vernal, UT
  79. Curtis Cook. Newport Harbor HS, Newport Beach, CA
  80. Robert Tzong. Kennedy HS, La Palma, CA
  81. Chen Lin. Mckinley HS, Honolulu, HI
  82. Jan Nordbotten. Kathedral School, Bergen, Norway
  83. Cameron Mahoney. Homeschooled, Morgantown WV
  84. Brittany Jones. Merritt Island HS, Merritt Island, FL
  85. Renee Peters. Riverside HS, Taylor, PA
  86. Jay Racavich. Riverside HS, Taylor, PA
  87. Monica Sun. Homeschooled, Irwin, PA
  88. Daniel Nutting. Lake Highland Prep, Orlando, FL
  89. Brent Bradley. Seymour MS, Seymour, IN
  90. Anthony Yuen. Hugh McRoberts SS, Richmond, BC, Canada
  91. Miki Hickel. Liberty HS, Renton, WA
  92. Mary Sparks. Oviedo HS, Oviedo, FL
  93. Laura Zimmermann. Sauk Centre HS, Sauk Centre, MN
  94. Travis Barr. Liberty HS, Renton, WA
  95. Daniel Fletcher. Newport Harbor HS, Newport Beach, CA
  96. Eric Moritz. Sauk Centre HS, Sauk Centre, MN
  97. Christina Hendricks. Advance MS, Advance, MO
  98. Sky Gray. Binnsmead MS, Portland, OR
  99. Huy Nguyen. Binnsmead MS, Portland, OR
  100. Jessie Torres. Jefferson JHS, Merritt Island, FL
  101. Justin Lam. College Park HS, Pleasant Hill, CA
  102. Julie Sanzone. Saint Ursula Academy, Cincinnati, OH
  103. Daniel Grysen. Campbell JHS, Houston, TX
  104. Koos van Zyl. Overkruin HS, Pretoria, South Africa
  105. Duc Thai. Rostrevor College, Adelaide, SA, Australia
  106. Alexander Sysoyev. OSPU, Odessa, Ukraine
  107. Jessica Spare. Hudson MS, Hudson, KS
  108. Katrina Spare. St. John JHS, St. John, KS
  109. Summer Denlinger. Milton-Unio HS, West Milton, OH
  110. Pradeep Baliga. Central HS, Tuscaloosa, AL
  111. Olivia Crigler. Merritt Island HS, Merritt Island, FL
  112. Colin Burnett. Nevada HS, Nevada, IA
  113. Xing Yuan. Tillicum MS, Bellevue, WA
  114. Alana Abriam. Whittier Christian HS, Whittier, CA
  115. Nikki Awtonomow. Merritt Island HS, Merritt Island, FL
  116. Amy Courtney. Merritt Island HS, Merritt Island, FL
  117. Tony Barone. Merritt Island HS, Merritt Island, FL
  118. Jasmyne Allen. Merritt Island HS, Merritt Island, FL
  119. Peter Smillie. Cayuga Heights ES, Ithaca, NY
  120. Denis Chebikin. Riga SS No 40, Riga, Latvia
  121. Alexandra Korolyova. Riga SS No 40, Riga, Latvia
  122. Yuri Mihelovich. Riga SS No 13, Riga, Latvia
  123. Jeremy Shull. Hillsboro HS, Hillsboro, OH
  124. Devan Hawkins. Advance JHS, Advance, MO
  125. Kelly McFarland. Lakes MS, Coeur d'Alene, ID
  126. Rena Theard. Lakes MS, Coeur d'Alene, ID
  127. Ryan Stempf. Lakes MS, Coeur d'Alene, ID
  128. Chelsea Tenbusch. Sweet Home HS, Sweet Home, OR
  129. Ashley Hinds. Sweet Home HS, Sweet Home, OR
  130. Brandon Miller. Sweet Home HS, Sweet Home, OR
  131. Kim McKeever. Sweet Home HS, Sweet Home, OR
  132. Ben Stewart. Lake Highland Prep, Orlando, FL
  133. Brandon Early. Lake Highland Prep, Orlando, FL
  134. Daniel Yu. Randolph MS, Randolph, NJ
  135. Gregory Winston. O'Neill CVI, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
  136. Travis Obermoller. SV-RL-B HS, Round Lake, MN
  137. Jason Hawkins. Patuxent HS, Lusby, MD
  138. Lakhaphat Lin. Jurong SS, Singapore
  139. Josh Snyder. Northeast HS, Lincoln, NE
  140. Paul Bach. Woodford County HS, Versailles, KY
  141. Tim Van Heel. Watertown HS, Watertown, SD
  142. Bryan Veedler. Watertown HS, Watertown, SD
  143. Danielle Resick. Watertown HS, Watertown, SD
  144. Jenni Crom. Watertown HS, Watertown, SD
  145. Aaron Sichmeller. Watertown HS, Watertown, SD
  146. Dan Dohman. Watertown HS, Watertown, SD
  147. Sean Geary. Lake Highland Prep, Orlando, FL
  148. R. Vineeth Menon. Kendriya Vidalaya-2, Kerala, India


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