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Problem of the Week

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​A new Problem of the Week will be posted each Monday.  Solutions are due the following Monday at 2pm.  View the Problem of the Week rules HERE.

Winners should complete the form below and email it from your cmich email account to ahler1dj@cmich.edu​.  

Problem of the Week, Fall 2016

Problem 550
  • Problem
  • Solution...?
  • There were five correct solutions to problem 549.  The solvers were Lily Ireton, Nate Stempky, Daniel Ntiamoah, David Walter, and Zhang Yifan.  A random drawing was held to determine the prize winners.  The $20​ prize is split between Lily Ireton and David Walter.

​Problem 549

Problem 548
  • Problem
  • Solution
  • There were three correct solutions to problem 548.  The solvers were Luke Edholm, Daniel Ntiamoah, and Zhang Yifan. None of the three are undergraduate students, so no prize will be awarded this week.  Next week's prize will be $20

Problem 547
  • Problem
  • Solution
  • There were two correct solutions to Problem 547.  The solvers were Meng Yang and Zhang Yifan.  Zhang is not an undergraduate student, and therefore he is not eligible for prizes.  The $10 prize goes to Meng Yang.​

Problem 546
  • Problem
  • Solution
  • There were two correct solutions to Problem 546.  The solvers were Meng Yang and Zhang Yifan.  Zhang is not an undergraduate student, and therefore he is not eligible for prizes.  The $10 prize goes to Meng Yang.

Problem 545
  • Problem
  • Solution
  • There were two correct solutions to problem 545.  The solvers were Meng Yang and Zhang Yifan.  Zhang is not an undergraduate student, and therefore he is not eligible for prizes.  The $10 prize goes to Meng Yang.

Problem 544
  • Problem
  • Solution
    • ​There were three correct solutions to problem 544.  The solvers were Leo Gao, Lily Ireton, Meng Yang, and Zhang Yifan.  Gao and Zhang are not undergraduate students, and therefore they are not eligible for prizes.  The $10 prize is split between Lily Ireton and Meng Yang.

Problem 543
  • Problem
  • Solution
    • ​There were two correct solutions to problem 543.  The solvers were Meng Yang and Zhang Yifan.  Yifan is a graduate student, and he is therefore not eligible for prize money.  The $10 prize​ goes to Meng Yang.
Problem 542
  • Problem
  • Solution
    • ​There were three correct solutions to problem 542.  The solvers were Lily Ireton, Meng Yang, and Zhang Yifan.  Yifan is a graduate student, and he is therefore not eligible for prize money.  The $10 prize​ is split between Lily Ireton and Meng Yang.
Problem 541
  • Problem
  • Solution
    • There were two correct solutions to Problem 541.  The solvers were Daniel Ntiamoah and Meng Yang.  Nitamoah is a graduate student, and he is therefore not eligible for prize money.  The $10 prize goes to Meng Yang.
Problem 540
  • Problem
  • Solution
    • There were five correct solutions to Problem 540.  The solvers were Aziz Ghandorah, Lily Ireton, Daniel Ntiamoah, Meng Yang, and Zhang Yifan.  A random drawing was held to determine the prize winners.  Aziz Ghandorah and Lily Ireton split the $10 prize​.
Problem 539
  • Problem
  • Solution
    • ​There were six correct solutions to Problem 539.  The solvers were Brianne Becker, Lily Ireton, Sam Mooradium, Daniel Ntiamoah, Meng Yang, and Zhang Yifan.  A random drawing was held to determine the prize winners.  Brianne Becker and Lily Ireton split the $10 prize.