Results 2004
Virginia Tech Regional Mathematics Contest

49 schools took part in the 26th contest and there were 246 participants. The maximum possible score was 70. The leading scores were (if anybody has any objections about putting these leading scores on the WEB, please inform the Contest Director immediately!)

Score Name Institution State Major
60 Zhang, Lingren Duke NC ?08
56 Hall, Michael A Univ of MD MD Math 06
55 Nir, Oaz Duke NC Math/Eng 05
50 Occhipint, Thomas C Univ MD Baltimore County MD Math/Econ 05
50 Pardon, John V Duke NC High School
50 Khandhawit, Tirasan Duke NC Math 08
50 Kositwattanarerk, Wittawat UVA VA Math 06
48 Biggs, Richard V Carnegie Mellon PA Math 08
45 Cordwell, Robert T Univ New Mexico NM High School
42 Zhang, Ian Y Johns Hopkins MD CheE 2007
41 Fenlow, Dean E Rose-Hulman IN EE/Math
40 Kim, John Y Univ of MD MD High School
40 Wang, Charles P Duke NC ECE/CPS 05
40 Levin, Brandon W Duke NC Math 07
40 Bliznashki, Nikifor C Duke NC Math 07
40 Zou, James Y Duke NC Math 07
40 Pike, Brian A NC State NC CS/ApMath 05
40 Yu, Charles A NC State NC Eng 08
40 Schneider, Keith Univ NC at Asheville NC Math 06
40 Elder, Matthew T Univ of SC SC Math/CS 06
40 Wu, Di UVA VA Math/CS 06
39 Outcalt, Peter A Rose-Hulman IN CS 08
39 Mehta, Abhijit C Duke NC Phys/Math 06
38 Albuquerque, Michael A Univ of MD MD CE/Math
38 Bhawalkar, Kshipra U Duke NC ?08
38 Thompson, Brian E Carnegie Mellon PA CS/Math 06
37 Mermin, David L Duke NC Math 05
37 Chandler, Adam D Duke NC Math/Biol 06
36 Trehan, Kartik Johns Hopkins MD BioE 07
36 Pryor, Daniel M George Mason VA Math 05
35 Kawaji, Keigo Duke NC BioE/Math 07
35 Zhang, Yinmeng N Carnegie Mellon PA CS 06

The score distribution was
Score Range Number of Contestants
50 and above 7
40 to 49 14
30 to 39 26
20 to 29 47
10 to 19 69
1 to 9 23
0 60

For more details, see all the scores ranked

The order of difficulty of the problems indicated by the scores, starting with the hardest, was 7,5,6,1,4,3,2.

Local supervisors will be sent the scores of their contestants soon.

I would like to thank all the schools who took part, and I hope you will all take part again next year. I also hope that many schools who did not take part this year will take part next year. Watch these WEB pages; even if you do not get an invitation, we will still be delighted for you to take part provided you fill in the registration forms before the closing date for entries.

The exam will take place at about the same time again next year. We will try to avoid important dates like GRE's and ACM. Occasionally announcements about the competition will be posted in the newsgroup sci.math. Otherwise no substantial changes in the format of the exam are planned.