The Second Annual Upper Peninsula High School Math Challenge was held from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. EST on Saturday 19 March 2011 at Northern Michigan University (Marquette, Michigan).
The contest was attended by 79 students on 20 teams representing the following 8 schools:
Munising High and Middle School, Munising Public Schools, Alger County, Michigan
Jeffers High School, Adams Township School District, Houghton County, Michigan
Houghton Central High School, Houghton-Portage Township Schools, Houghton County, Michigan
Houghton Middle School, Houghton-Portage Township Schools, Houghton County, Michigan
Calumet High School, Public Schools of Calumet, Houghton County, Michigan
Newberry High School, Tahquamenon Area Schools, Luce County, Michigan
Ishpeming High School, Ishpeming Public School District, Marquette County, Michigan
Marquette Senior High School, Marquette Area Public Schools, Marquette County, Michigan
Part 1 consisted of ten individual problems. Each team earned a point on each problem for each member who solved it correctly. A maximum of 40 points could be earned on this part.
Part 2 consisted of five team problems. Each team earned four points for each correct answer. A maximum of 20 points could be earned on this part.
Part 3 consisted of three relay questions. 4 points were given to teams who solved the relay in 3 minutes; 3 points for a 6-minute solution; 2 points for a 9-minute solution; 1 point for a 12-minute solution. Bonus points of 3, 2, 1 were given to the first, second, and third place team in each relay, respectively. Potentially, 21 points could be earned on this part.
Due to three-way tie for second place, a Sudden Death problem was given to these three students.
Here is the list of Individual Problems and Solutions.
Here is the list of Team Problems and Solutions.
First place went to Houghton (Houghton Central High School; Houghton Middle School).
Second place went to Munising D (Munising High And Middle School).
Third place went to Girl4 (Marquette Senior High School).
The highest scoring individual was Daniel Gershenson from Houghton Middle School on team Houghton.
Second place was Matt Schulz from Houghton Central High School on team Houghton.
Third place was Julia Han from Houghton Central High School on team Newberry 4.