CalcBee Contest 1: January 2015
CalcBee January 2015 took place on January 10 in MIT Building 1, Room 1-190.
Registration was $5 per person, and a total of $500 was donated to MIT PRIMES.
|8:15 – 9:00||Check-in.|
|9:00 – 9:30||Rules of Contest and Logistics|
|9:30 – 9:45||Individual Round 1 (5 integrals, 10 minutes)|
|9:45 – 10:30||Individual Round 2 (10 short-answer general problems, 30 minutes)|
|10:30 – 11:00||Individual Round 3 (5 free-response problems, 25 minutes)|
|11:15 – 11:35||Team Round (10 problems)|
|11:45 – 13:15||Lunch: Food is included, and is awesome. Please note any dietary restrictions or allergies on the registration form.|
|13:30 – 14:00||Team Relay Rounds: there will be two relay rounds, to be explained on contest day|
|14:00 – 15:00||Calculus Mystery Hunt|
|15:00 – 16:00||Chess Tournament|
|16:00 – 17:00||Talk by Guest Speaker Po-Shen Loh, USA IMO Team Leader, Hertz Fellow, and Co-founder of Expii, Inc.|
All problems were based on the fundamental AP Calculus AB curriculum, simple in spirit but tough to solve!
are in the Dropbox.
|Rank||Name||Integration||Short Ans.||Free Resp.||Total (/100)|
|Rank||Name||Team Members||Team Score||Relays||Total (/300)|
William Diamond MS,
Phillips Academy Andover
Jake Alistair Carr
Mystery Hunt Winner
Winner: Houseboat, Needham High; members Rogers Epstein, Dianne Lee, Ben Sockol, Alex Cohen, Paul Kondratyev, with a solve time of 41 minutes.
Winner: Nikolai Illarionov
Congratulations and thanks to all the winners and participants in the very first CalcBee!
Volunteers are awesome! Thanks to everyone for making the very first CalcBee possible.
Contest DirectorAhaan Rungta
Problem CzarsAhaan Rungta
Joel Brewster Lewis
On-site staffersAhaan Rungta
Guest SpeakerProf. Po-Shen Loh
Assistant Professor, Carnegie Mellon University;
International Math Olympiad USA team leader;
co-founder of Expii, Inc.
More CalcBee photos can be found in this Flickr album.