The Fourth Annual Upper Peninsula High School Math Challenge was held from 10:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M. EST on Saturday 23 March 2013 at Northern Michigan University (Marquette Co, MI).
The contest was attended by 113 students on 28 teams representing the following 9 schools:
Munising High And Middle School, Munising Public Schools (Alger Co, MI)
Munising Baptist School, Private (Alger Co, MI)
Iron Mountain High School, Iron Mountain Public Schools (Dickinson Co, MI)
A.D. Johnston Jr/Sr High School, Bessemer Area School District (Gogebic Co, MI)
Houghton Central High School, Houghton-Portage Township Schools (Houghton Co, MI)
Lake Linden-Hubbell High School, Lake Linden-Hubbell School District (Houghton Co, MI)
Calumet High School, Public Schools of Calumet (Houghton Co, MI)
Ishpeming High School, Ishpeming Public School District (Marquette Co, MI)
Marquette Senior High School, Marquette Area Public Schools (Marquette Co, MI)
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. Here is the list of Individual Problems and Solutions.
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. Here is the list of Team Problems and Solutions.
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. Here is the list of Relay Problems and Solutions.
First place went to Houghton Black (Houghton Central High School).
Second place went to Team 2 (Lake Linden-Hubbell High School).
Third place went to Calumet (Calumet High School).
The first place individual was Daniel Gershenson from Houghton Central High School on team Houghton Black.
The second place individual was Maggie Wang from Houghton Central High School on team Houghton Black.
The third place individual was Noah Gershenson from Houghton Central High School on team Houghton Black.