High School Challenge

Week Ending 4-9-00

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Congratulations to Jacky Yuen from C.C.A. Baldi Middle School in Philadelphia, PA. Jacky wins the Casio CFX-9850G Color Graphing calculator.

Tuff Sequence

The following numbers follow a sequence. Your task is to determine how each number is formed. HINT - - Think powers and don't forget parentheses.

1 ; 33,554,432 ; 43,046,721 ; 262,144 ; 625 ; 6

Please use the following format for your information when responding:

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

Problem answer


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Correct Solutions:

  1. Paul Berman. Leon M Goldstein HS, Brooklyn, NY
  2. Han Jiang. Merrin PS, Christchurch, New Zealand
  3. Victor Putra Lesmana. Canisius College, Jakarta, Indonesia
  4. Sibo Zhao. Amador Valley HS, Pleasanton, CA
  5. Asher Walkover. Rambam Mesivta, Lawrence, NY.
  6. Jason Juang. Sycamore JHS, Cincinnati, OH
  7. Joshua Powell. Marietta HS, Marietta, GA
  8. Edward Vincent. Seminole HS, Sanford, FL
  9. Jacky Yuen. C C A Baldi MS, Philadelphia, PA
  10. Michael Segal. C C A Baldi MS, Philadelphia, PA
  11. Dennis Macie. Home School, Oconomowoc, WI
  12. Mark Bicket. North HS, Edmond, OK
  13. Mary Beth Mullikin. Reading Fleming MS, Flemington, NJ
  14. Britta Lundin. Astoria, HS, Astoria, OR
  15. Eric Hoke. Wayland HS, Wayland, MA
  16. Eric Lehman. Mayville HS, Mayville, WI
  17. Seth Timpano. Fergus HS, Lewistown, Montana
  18. Tony Pirc. Montgomery HS, Santa Rosa, CA
  19. Maiyuran Arumugam. James Ruse AHS, Carlingford, NSW, Australia
  20. Ivan Ip. St Joseph's College, Hong Kong
  21. Shira Stern. Yeshiva of Greater Washington, Silver Spring, MD
  22. Justin Lam. College Park HS, Pleasant Hill, CA
  23. Daniel LeCheminant. Montgomery HS, Santa Rosa, CA
  24. Ricky Yuen. CCA Baldi MS, Philadelphia, PA
  25. Shawn English. Merritt Island HS, Merritt Island, FL
  26. Stephen van Bommel. John Hugh Gillis HS, Antigonish, NS, Canada
  27. Andy Semon. Osceola HS, Largo, FL
  28. Xi Wang. Kelvin HS, Winnipeg, MB, Canada
  29. Jongmin Baek, Hyde JHS, Cupertino, CA
  30. Daniel Gee. Stone Valley MS, Danville, CA
  31. Edward Lee Tun Hang. Buddhist Wong Fung Ling, Hong Kong
  32. Alex Schwendner. Austin Area Homeschoolers, Austin, TX
  33. Matt Elder. Lexington HS, Lexington, SC
  34. Shu Duan. William Lyon Mackenzie CI, Toronto, ON, Canada
  35. Eddanna (Eddie) Noell. Owen HS, Black Mountain, NC
  36. Kimi Parker. Madeira HS, Madeira, OH
  37. Jichao Qian. Miller MS, San Jose, CA
  38. M Nelson Balkman. Fox Valley Lutheran HS, Appleton, WI
  39. Tao Chen. Miller MS, San Jose, CA
  40. Hugo Carneiro. Oviedo HS, Oviedo, FL
  41. Robert McAndrew. Vero Beach HS, Vero Beach, FL
  42. Emily Cress. Milton-Union HS, West Milton, OH
  43. Matt Walters. Milton-Union HS, West Milton, OH
  44. Matt Potts. Milton-Union HS, West Milton, OH
  45. Lance Hudson. Seminole HS, Sanford, FL
  46. Mary Lee. Hugh McRoberts HS, Richmond, BC, Canada
  47. Irene Yu. Richmond SS, Richmond, BC, Canada
  48. Jason Yuen. George Washington HS, Philadelphia, PA
  49. David Robinson. Owen HS, Black Mountain, NC
  50. John Hor. Port Moody HS, Port Moody, BC, Canada
  51. Avinash Kunnath. Jackson Heights MS, Oviedo, FL
  52. Jack Williard. Wesleyan Academy, High Point, NC
  53. Amol Saincher. Southridge School. Surrey, BC, Canada
  54. Han Zhang. Christchurch Boys' HS, Christchurch, Canterbury, NZ
  55. Daniel Jorge Oliveira. Oviedo HS, Oviedo, FL
  56. Carlos Cesar Liarte. Oviedo HS, Oviedo, FL
  57. Dennis Labrador. Oviedo HS, Oviedo, FL
  58. Katie Gilbert. Milton-Union HS, West Milton, OH
  59. Atorn Nu. Suteetorn MS, Nakhonpathom, Thailand
  60. Eric Yuen. George Washington HS, Philadelphia, PA
  61. Alicia Curry. Shaw HS, Shaw, MS
  62. Shirlethia Franklin. Shaw HS, Shaw, MS
  63. Derrick Spears. Shaw HS, Shaw, MS
  64. Kasey Vagedes. Milton Union HS, West Milton, OH
  65. Sarah Phillips. Milton Union HS, West Milton, OH
  66. Andrea Poling. Milton Union HS, West Milton, OH
  67. Andrey Mamontov. Reedsburg HS, Reedsburg, WI
  68. Amy Gieske. Sauk Centre HS, Sauk Centre, MN
  69. Ravi Patel. Merritt Island HS, Merritt Island, FL
  70. Lauren Sampson. Oviedo HS, Oviedo, FL
  71. Kedrick Henson. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  72. Monique Mills. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  73. Quinton Collins. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  74. Delonte Waller. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  75. Patricia Clore. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  76. Aaron Dauberman. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  77. Terri Ryalls. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  78. Halsey Green. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  79. Jordan Honrine. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  80. Mike Sprouse. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  81. Kasey Kemp. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  82. Perry Osborne. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  83. Chap Johnson. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  84. Angels Huff. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  85. Dustin Madison. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  86. Brian Clary. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  87. Katie Kane. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  88. Hayley Johnson. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  89. Sara Fiels. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  90. Terrell Barlow. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  91. C T Thiemann. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  92. Adam Gholson. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  93. Carrie Rosson. Louisa County HS, Mineral, VA
  94. Karen Pappernek. Meadow Woods MS, Orlando, FL
  95. Gregory Minton. Andrew Lewis MS, Salem, VA
  96. Marcus Swenson. Jordan HS, South Jordan, UT


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