High School Challenge

Week Ending 1-16-00

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Congratulations to Sorin Ionescu from John Abbott College in Montreal, Canada. Sorin wins the Casio CFX-9850G Color Graphing calculator.

Magic Square

A magic square is a square array arrangement of given numbers so the sum of any row, column, or major diagonal is the same. You are given an n by n magic square that uses consecutive counting numbers, beginning with 1. What is the sum in any row, column, or diagonal?

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Correct Solutions:

  1. Yu Jiang. Christchurch Boys' HS, Christchurch, New Zealand
  2. Lisa Schechner. Manorhaven ES, Port Washington, NY
  3. Sorin Ionescu. John Abbott College, Montreal, Canada
  4. Pradeep Baliga. Central HS, Tuscaloosa, AL
  5. Benoit Duhaime. Seminaire St Joseph, Trois-Rivieres, Quebec, Canada
  6. Sibo Zhao. Amador Valley HS, Pleasanton CA
  7. David Held. Miami Sunset HS, Miami, FL
  8. Ong Shien Jin. St Francis Institution, Malacca, Malaysia
  9. Michael Moyer. The Way Home School, Carlisle, PA
  10. Guy David. Ransom MS, Miami, FL
  11. Yiming Yao. New Westminster SS, New Westminster, BC, Canada
  12. Ashr Ali. Grant HS, Van Nuys, CA
  13. Anant Gupta. Troy HS, Troy, MI
  14. Anish Gupta. Troy HS, Troy, MI
  15. Lisa Gardner. Boyette Springs ES, Riverview, FL
  16. Ariel Benson. Flatbush HS, Brooklyn, NY
  17. Matt Elder. Lexington HS, Lexington, SC
  18. Victor Putra Lesmana. Canisius College, Jakarta, Indonesia
  19. Jimmy Hathaway. Presque Isle HS, Presque Isle, ME
  20. Eric Hoke. Wayland HS, Wayland, MA
  21. Ruopeng Zhu. Jackson Academy, Jackson, MS
  22. Albert Wang. Los Alamos HS, Los Alamos, NM
  23. Julia Ayzenberg. Los Alamitos HS, Los Alamitos, CA
  24. Anton Sova. Battery Creek HS, Beaufort, SC
  25. Johnathan Chung. Barrington HS, Barrington, IL
  26. Stephen Merriman. Massey HS, Auckland, New Zealand
  27. Chris Mann. James Ruse AHS, Carlingford, NSW, Australia
  28. Joshua Powell. Marietta HS, Marietta, GA
  29. Ben Conlee. Albuquerque Academy, Albuquerque, NM
  30. Leanne Kwok. Pakuranga College, Auckland, New Zealand
  31. Neeraj Singh. Stuyvesant HS, New York, NY
  32. Tim Hinkel. Bigfork HS, Bigfork, MT
  33. Jeffrey Mo. University ES, Calgary, AB, Canada
  34. Jason Juang. Sycamore JHS, Cincinnati, OH
  35. Jongmin Baek. Hyde JHS, Cupetino, CA
  36. Yuan Xu. Sir Winston Churchill SS, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  37. Dragos Ilas. Inman MS, Atlanta, GA
  38. Xing Yun Zhi. George Washington HS, San Francisco, CA
  39. Christopher Leon. Westmount SS, Hamilton, ON, Canada
  40. Boyan Marinov. Fukaya ES, Fukaya, Japan
  41. Hwa-Pyeong Mun. Earl Haig SS, Toronto, ON, Canada
  42. Yuchen Mao. Little Oak MS, Slidell, LA
  43. Asher Walkover. Rambam Mesivta, Lawrence, NY
  44. Sam Critchlow. Maine School of Science and Mathematics, Limestone, ME
  45. Radoslav Marinov. Fukaya JHS, Fukaya, Japan
  46. Ulrik Buchholtz. Hellerup Gymnasium, Hellerup, Denmark
  47. Jan Nordbotten. Cathedral School, Bergen, Norway
  48. Elias R Daher. Sin-El-Fil HS, Beirut, Lebanon
  49. Changjiang Liu. Francis Lewis HS, Flushing, NY
  50. Andrew Bass. Suwannee HS, Live Oak, FL
  51. Monique Mills. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  52. Justin Lam. College Park HS, Pleasant Hill, CA
  53. Derek Chu. McRoberts SS, Vancouver, BC, Canada
  54. Mark Braverman. ORT "Kramim", Karmiel, IL
  55. Peter Ross. Hulme Grammar School for Boys, Oldham, UK
  56. Xi Wang. Kelvin HS, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
  57. Alex Schwendner. Homeschool, Austin, TX
  58. Rachel Payne. Memorial HS, Madison, WI
  59. Grace Cheung. South Pasadena MS, South Pasadena, CA
  60. Jana TanCreti. Windsor HS, Windsor, VT
  61. Daniel Labbe. Polyvalente Le Boise, Victoriaville, QB, Canada
  62. Martin Olbermann. KG Frankenthal, Germany
  63. Anant Nyshadham. Brookstone HS, Columbus, GA
  64. Lynda Ngo. Highland HS, Gilbert, AZ
  65. Christopher Katinas. Mainland Regional HS, Linwood, NJ
  66. Velian Pandeliev. St Joseph's Catholic IS, Ottawa, ON, Canada
  67. Tuna Tasdelen. Ozel A Aymaz MS7, Konya,Turkey
  68. Andrey Mamontov. Reedsburg HS, Reedsburg, WI
  69. Marc Rainier Dy Ngo. Uno HS, Manila, Philippines
  70. Kelly Simms. Memorial HS, Madison, WI
  71. Liyang Chen. Pullman HS, Pullman, WA
  72. Aleksandra Korolova. Riga SS No 40, Riga, Latvia
  73. Elena Udovina. Agnon MS, Beachwood, OH
  74. Matthew Pluzhnikov. Kenwood Academy, Chicago, IL
  75. Ann Fix. James Madison Memorial HS, Madison, WI


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