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2018
21st Annual High School Mathematical Modeling Contest

The Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications (COMAP) is pleased to announce the results of the Twenty-First Annual High School Mathematical Contest in Modeling (HiMCM). A total of 785 teams, with up to 4 students each, from 283 schools, competed. All teams worked at their own schools within the contest window of November 9-19, 2018. Each high school team chose from two modeling problems offered, and then constructed their solutions.

A Complete Results Report, with designations for all participants, is available in portable document format

Outstanding Teams

Changzhou Senior High School of Jiangsu Province, China (NCTM Winner)
Guangdong Country Garden School, China
Hwa Chong Institution, Singapore
Jiangsu Tianyi High School, China
NC School of Science and Mathematics, NC, USA (NCTM Winner)
Shanghai Qibao Dwight High School, China
YK Pao School, Shanghai, China

2018 HiMCM Statistics

Problem

Outstanding

%

Finalist

%

Meritorious

%

Honorable
Mention

%

Successful
Participant

%

Unsuccessful

%

Disqualified

%

Total

A

5

1%

39

7%

75

14%

170

32%

240

45%

0

0%

7

1%

536

B

2

1%

21

8%

33

13%

82

33%

111

45%

0

0%

0

0%

249

Total

7

1%

60

7%

108

14%

252

32%

351

45%

0

0%

7

1%

785

 

COMAP commends schools for their efforts. The judges were impressed with all the teams’ creativity and ingenuity in mathematical modeling, and in their ability to explain their strategies and problem-solving techniques in clear terms. Each participant is a true winner. A complete Results Report, listing all teams by designation, can be found at: http://www.comap.com/highschool/contests/himcm

For additional contest information, contact COMAP at: himcm@comap.com

Click here to download your HiMCM certificate.

 


 


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