High School Challenge




How Many Pages?


Suppose your job is to write the page numbers on a book manuscript. You start with page 1 (no Roman Numerals) and you write 1926 digits. How many pages are in the manuscript?


Correct Solutions:


  1. Ken Scheiwe. New Trier HS, Wilmette, IL
  2. Matt Hartman. Granite Hills HS, El Cajon, CA
  3. Gregory Winston. O'Neill C.V.I., Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
  4. Assaf Romm. Brener HS, Israel
  5. Shane Roser. Salmen HS, Slidell, LA
  6. Scott Wessels. Granite Hills HS, El Cajon, CA
  7. Michael Moyer. The Way Home School, Carlisle, PA
  8. David Cavanah. Marathon HS, Marathon, FL
  9. Chris Lawson. Schuylerville Central School, Schuylerville, NY
  10. Bella Voldman. Brookline HS, Brookline, MA
  11. Ben Olson. Arlington JHS, Arlington, SD
  12. Joel Flaxman. Evanston Township HS, Evanston, IL
  13. Carla Wilhoit. Appomattox County HS, Appomattox, VA
  14. Miroslav Milda. Obchodni Akademie, Czech Republic
  15. Haruhiko Kumagai. Toyone JHS, Aichi, Japan
  16. Lars Erik Walle. Thor Heyerdahl vgs., Larvik, Norway
  17. Adam Aube. Imlay City HS, Imlay City, MI
  18. Roger Laplante. Crestview HS, Crestview, FL
  19. Bruce Chou. Spruce Creek HS, Port Orange, FL
  20. Lisa Ludescher. Imlay City HS, Imlay City, MI
  21. Wojciech Lewkowicz. Lemont HS, Lemont, IL
  22. Wade Hogg. Madisonville North Hopkins HS, Madisonville, KY
  23. Ashlea Fadem. Lake Highland Prep, Orlando, FL
  24. Stephen Causey. Belleview HS, Belleview, FL
  25. Alisa Tunison. Fontana HS, Fontana, CA
  26. Leonardo Rodriguez Eula, Facultad de Ingenieria, Montevideo, Uruguay
  27. Erin Perkins. Lake Highland Prep, Orlando, FL
  28. Mu'ad Dawod. Jubilee School, Amman, Jordan
  29. Richard Deming. PL Dunbar MS, Fort Myers, FL
  30. Sorin Ionescu. Ecole Secondaire Dorval, Dorval, Quebec, Canada
  31. María Victoria Parra. Asunción de la Virgen - Olivos, Buenos Aires, Argentina
  32. Gary Rumpf. Carteret HS, Carteret, NJ
  33. Lee Cadenhead. Crestview HS, Crestview, FL
  34. Jonathan Stein. Yeshivah of Flatbush HS, Brooklyn, NY
  35. David Pivovarov. Stuyvesant HS, New York, NY
  36. Beth Wilson. Apollo JHS, Richardson, TX
  37. Tomohiro Itaya. Toyone JHS, Aichi, Japan
  38. Ido Yariv. Gan-Nachum, Rishon LeZion, Israel
  39. Brian Fiscus. Nevada HS, Nevada, IA
  40. Adam Schott. Oviedo HS, Oviedo, FL
  41. Dustin Moskovitz. Belleview MS, Ocala, FL
  42. Noha Negm. Carteret HS, Carteret NJ
  43. Justin Lam. College Park HS, Pleasant Hill, CA
  44. Tyler Stephenson. Spruce Creek HS, Port Orange, FL
  45. Elizabeth Pace. Century HS, Hillsboro, OR
  46. Krina Patel. Carteret HS, Carteret, NJ
  47. Mauran Sivananthan. Carteret HS, Carteret, NJ
  48. Sean Williams. Carteret HS, Carteret, NJ
  49. Scott Schnorrbusch. Carteret HS, Carteret, NJ
  50. Amit Sharma. Carteret HS, Carteret, NJ
  51. Miguel Mosodeen. Carteret HS, Carteret, NJ
  52. Jamie Krum. Carteret HS, Carteret, NJ
  53. Ming De Lin, Fair Lawn HS, Fair Lawn, NJ
  54. Tao Tao Chen. Ellis ES, Sunnyvale, CA
  55. Tomohiro Itaya. Toyone JHS Aichi, Japan
  56. Sameer Akhtar. T. L. Kennedy S.S., Mississauga, Canada
  57. Brandon Goff. Century HS, Hillsboro, OR
  58. Valerie Lesher. Santa Ynez HS, Santa Ynez, CA
  59. Amanda M. Ortega. Miami Springs MS, Hialeah, FL
  60. Brandi Simmons. LHPS, Orlando, FL
  61. Jessica Forrest. Carteret HS, Carteret, NJ
  62. Sean Hadley. Crestview HS, Crestview, FL
  63. Daniel Casper. Eagle Rock JHS, Idaho Falls, ID
  64. Shereen Kassam. Lake Highland Prep., Orlando, FL
  65. Beth Bryden. Center for the Arts and Sciences, Bay City, MI
  66. Ranen Ghosh. Spruce Creek HS, Port Orange, FL
  67. Jaime Killingbeck. Century HS, Hillsboro, Oregon
  68. Xingji Zheng. Abby Senior SS, Abbotsford, BC, Canada
  69. Amanda Kay Barrow. Crestview HS, Crestview, FL
  70. Anna Di Masi. Crestview HS, Crestview, FL
  71. Jim Petro. Carteret HS, Carteret, NJ
  72. Travis Marthaler. Sauk Centre HS, Sauk Centre, MN
  73. Chris Toenies. Sauk Centre HS, Sauk Centre, MN
  74. Justin Halbersma. Sauk Centre HS, Sauk Centre, MN
  75. Aaron Wills. Sauk Centre HS, Sauk Centre, MN
  76. Shannon Brunko. Sauk Centre HS, Sauk Centre, MN
  77. Wafa Zouyed. Century HS, Hillsboro, OR
  78. Tiffanie Lam. Sequoia MS, Pleasant Hill, CA
  79. Omar Torres, Century HS, Hillsboro, OR
  80. Adrian Caramaliu. ILCaragiale HS, Ploiesti, Prahova
  81. Dan Jackson. Century HS, Hillsboro, OR
  82. Jeff Neuman. Walnut Creek MS, Erie, PA
  83. Isaac Dooley. Vestavia Hills HS, Vestavia Hills, AL
  84. Thomas Reimer. W.C. Miller Collegiate, Altona, Manitoba, Canada
  85. Nico Leiteritz. Sandberg-Gymnasium (HS), Wilkau-Hasslau, Germany
  86. Andy Curtis. Madisonville North Hopkins HS, Madisonville, KY
  87. Will Beine. Spruce Creek HS, Port Orange FL
  88. Natko Bajic. Pojisan PS, Split, Croatia
  89. Lars Erik Walle. Thor Heyerdahl, Larvik, Norway
  90. Rafael Gomaz. Century HS, Hillsboro, OR
  91. Steph Carman. Century HS, Hillsboro, OR
  92. Julian Kain. Spruce Creek HS, Port Orange, FL