High School Challenge

Week Ending 2-14-99

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Congratulations to Andy Novocin of Stanton College Prep in Jacksonville, FL. Andy wins the Casio CFX-9850G Color Graphing calculator.

The Tin Box

A square piece of tin is made into an open box by cutting a square of side length X from each corner and then turning up the sides. The volume of the box is C cubic inches. Find the side length, S, of the original square in terms of X and C. Assume the edges of the turned up sections meet exactly with no overlap.

Correct Solutions:

  1. Xingji Zheng. Abby Senior SS, Abbotsford, BC, Canada
  2. Leslie CY Chan. Langstaff SS, Thornhill, ON, Canada
  3. Miao Sun. Homeschooled, Irwin, PA
  4. James Sun. Norwin MS, Irwin, PA
  5. Ben Tidwell. Grissom HS, Huntsville, AL
  6. Justin Shih. Clear Lake HS, Houston TX
  7. Sorin Ionescu. John Abbott College, Montreal, Canada
  8. Chloe Cross. Cocoa HS, Cocoa, FL
  9. Elaine Hart. Mt. Rainier HS, Des Moines, WA
  10. Michael Moyer. The Way Home School, Carlisle, PA
  11. Pradeep Baliga. Central HS, Tuscaloosa, AL
  12. Nima Ghamsari. Sycamore JHS, Cincinnati, OH
  13. Laurel Maharaj. Rio Claro HS, Trinidad, West Indies
  14. Lisa Schechner. Manorhaven ES, Port Washington, NY
  15. Laura Zimmermann. Sauk Centre HS, Sauk Centre, MN
  16. Preeti Sukerkar. Glenbrook South HS, Glenview, IL
  17. Henry Magana. Newport Harbor HS, Newport Beach, CA
  18. Craig Spencer. Menomonie HS, Menomonie, WI
  19. Thukha Aung, Redwood Christian School HS, San Leandro, CA
  20. Yona Levine. Lehava, Kedumim, Israel
  21. Cameron Mahoney. Homeschooled, Morgantown, WV
  22. Paul Schultzenberg. Sauk Centre HS, Sauk Centre, MN
  23. Morgan Chen. Mt. Carmel HS, San Diego, CA
  24. Julie Sanzone. Saint Ursula Academy, Cincinnati, OH
  25. James Luk. Brooklyn Technical HS, Brooklyn, NY
  26. Pretesh Patel. Oviedo HS, Oviedo, FL
  27. Jason Juang. Sycamore JHS, Cincinnati, OH
  28. Wilson Shieh. McNally Composite HS, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
  29. Amanda Vicary. Farmington HS, Farmington, IL
  30. Eric Hoke. Wayland HS, Wayland, MA
  31. Ziyi Zhang. Lake Park HS, Roselle, IL
  32. Brad Hill. Newport Harbor HS, Newport Beach, CA
  33. Irene Yu. Richmond SS, British Columbia, Canada
  34. Doug Dukes. Newport Harbor HS, Newport Beach, CA
  35. Sughra Naqvi. Old Bridge HS, Old Bridge, NJ
  36. Michael Tung. North Allegheny IHS, Wexford, PA
  37. Steven Jendrusina. Newport Harbor HS, Newport Beach, CA
  38. Eric Allione. Newport Harbor HS, Newport Beach, CA
  39. Kolade Apata, B.E. Mays HS, Atlanta, GA
  40. Jack J. Shen. Earl Haig SS, North York, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  41. Yiming Yao. Hazen HS, Renton, WA
  42. Ryan Blum. Santa Barbara HS, Santa Barbara, CA
  43. Brian Bodnarik. Oviedo HS, Oviedo, FL
  44. John Young. Riverside JHS, Taylor, PA
  45. Jonnah Quattrocchi. Merritt Island HS, Merritt Island, FL
  46. Ariel Jacobs. Newport Harbor HS, Newport Beach, CA
  47. Gregory Winston. O'Neill CVI, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada
  48. Brendon Hansen. Newport Harbor HS, Newport Beach, CA
  49. Lesley Spears. Oviedo HS, Oviedo, FL
  50. John Xia. Torrance HS, Torrance, CA
  51. Brian Montalvo. Contemporary Learning Academy, Denver, CO
  52. Lisa Gardner. Boyette Springs ES, Riverview, FL
  53. Sean Dennis. Bishop Moore HS, Orlando, FL
  54. Tiffany Chao. Seaquam Secondary, Delta, BC, Canada
  55. Ramesh Manouchehri. McRobert HS, Richmond, BC, Canada
  56. Ajay Kapadia. Oviedo HS, FL
  57. Tara J. Jackson. Advance HS, Advance, MO
  58. Justin Lam. College Park HS, Pleasant Hill, CA
  59. ShawnaKim Lowey-Ball. Stanton Prep, Jacksonville, FL
  60. Joyce Pan. JL Stanford MS, Palo Alto, CA
  61. Nathan Gaylinn. Louisa County MS, Louisa, VA
  62. Setu Mohta. Springdales School, New Delhi, India
  63. Rachel Cox. East Ascension HS, Gonzales, LA
  64. Erica Yung. J.L. Stanford MS, Palo Alto, CA
  65. Vicky Chi. J.L. Stanford MS, Palo Alto, CA
  66. Victor Mocanu. Collège de Montréal, Montreal, Québec, Canada
  67. Elizabeth Baldwin. Hills Road College, Cambrigde, England
  68. Daniel Yu. Randolph MS, Randolph, NJ
  69. Holly Randtke. Stanton Prep, Jacksonville, FL
  70. Wing Lian. Oak Grove HS, Hattiesburg, MS
  71. Eliot Cleveland. Louisa County MS, Louisa, VA


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