Mathematics and Statistics

UFV Monthly Math Contest Problems

Winter 2013

Fall 2012

  • November 2012
    No correct solutions were received
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  • October 2012
    No correct solutions were received
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  • September 2012
    No correct solutions were received
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Winter 2012

Fall 2011

Winter 2011

  • March/April 2011 Derivative Problem
    Winners: Matthew Wiersma and Jordan Austin (UFV students)
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    Problem contributor and referee: Ian Affleck 

  • March/April 2011 Chessboard Problem
    Winners:
     Matthew Wiersma and Jordan Austin (UFV students)
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    Problem designer and referee: Ian Affleck 

  • January 2011 
    Winner: Ken VanderLinde (UFV student)
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    Problem designers: Ian Affleck, Robin Endelman, and Anna Kuczynska
    Referee: Ian Affleck

Fall 2010

  • October 2010 
    Winner: Alex Palameta (UFV student)
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    Problem contributor & referee: Ian Affleck

  • September 2010 
    Winner: SoMi Ahn (Grade 11 student, Abbotsford Christian Secondary School)
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    Problem contributor & referee: Ian Affleck
    Problem Source: The Wohascum County Problem Book, by George T. Gilbert, Mark I. Krusemeyer, and Loren C. Larson, published in 1993 by the MAA.

Winter 2010

  • April 2010
    Winner: Maria Kerkhoff
    Also solved by: JiSup Kim
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    Problem contributor & referee: Robin Endelman
     
  • March 2010
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    View Erik's solution
    Problem contributor & referee: Erik Talvila
     
  • January 2010
    No correct solutions yet - this problem remains open
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    Problem contributor & referee: Ian Affleck (Send solutions to ian.affleck@ufv.ca)

Fall 2009

Winter 2009

  • March 2009
    No correct solutions were received
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    View Erik's solution 
    Problem contributor & referee: Erik Talvila
     
  • February 2009
    No correct solutions were received
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    Problem contributor & referee: Ian Affleck
    Prize ($20) donated by Erik Talvila
     
  • January 2009
    Winner: Jacobus van Nieuwkoop
    Correct solutions were also received from Ryan Berg & Avrom Malks
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    Problem contributor & referee: Erik Talvila
    Prize ($25 gift certificate) donated by UFV Bookstore

Fall 2008

  • November 2008
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    Problem contributor & referee: David Chu
    Prize ($25 gift certificate) donated by UFV Bookstore
     
  • September 2008
    Winner: Kevin Au
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    Problem contributor & referee: Erik Talvila
    Prize ($20) donated by Susan Milner

Winter 2008

  • March 2008 
    Winners: Koos van Nieuwkoop and Ryan Clary
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    Problem contributor & referee: Erik Talvila
    Prize ($20) donated by Susan Milner
     
  • February 2008
    Winners: Liam Huber and Koos van Nieuwkoop
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    Problem contributor & referee: David Chu
    Prize ($20) donated by David Chu 
     
  • January 2008
    Winner: Liam Huber
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    View Erik's solution 
    Problem contributor & referee: Erik Talvila
    Prize ($20) donated by Erik Talvila

Fall 2007

  • November 2007 
    Winner: Maria Kerkhoff
    A correct solution was also received from Ted Cui
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    Problem contributor & referee: Erik Talvila
    Prize ($20) donated by Erik Talvila
     
  • October 2007 
    No correct solutions were received
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    Problem contributor & referee: Robin Endelman
    Prize ($20) donated by Ali Fotouhi

Winter 2007

  • March 2007
    Winner: Ryan Poole
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    Problem contributor & referee: Robin Endelman
    Prize ($20) donated by Gillian Mimmack
     
  • February 2007 
    No correct solutions were received
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    Problem contributor & referee: Erik Talvila

Fall 2006

  • October 2006 
    Winner: Daniel Mori
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    Problem contributor & referee: Erik Talvila
    Prize ($20) donated by Ali Fotouhi
     
  • September 2006 
    Winner: Ryan Clary and Thanh Nguyen
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    Problem contributor & referee: Ian Affleck
    Prize ($20) donated by Jane Cannon

Winter 2006

  • February 2006 
    Winner: Judy Kuczynska
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    Problem contributor & referee: David Chu
    Prize ($20) donated by David Chu
     
  • January 2006 
    Winner: Daniel Mori
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    Problem contributor & referee: Ian Affleck
    Prize ($20) donated by Ian Affleck

Fall 2005

  • November 2005
    Winner: Keith Heywood
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    Problem contributor & referee: Erik Talvila
    Prize ($20) donated by Ali Fotouhi
     
  • September 2005
    No correct solutions were received
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    Problem contributor & referee: Robin Endelman

Winter 2005

  • March 2005 
    Winner: Daniel Mori
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    Problem contributor & referee: David Chu
    Prize ($20) donated by Gillian Mimmack
     
  • January 2005
    No correct solutions were received
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    Problem contributor & referee: Ian Affleck

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