2004 Mathematics Game

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This Web page is intended to record solutions submitted by students in grades three through twelve. Submissions will be posted starting February 1, 2004.

Rules: use the digits in the year 2004 and the operations of +, -, x, ÷, sqrt (square root), ^ (raise to a power), and ! (factorial), along with grouping symbols, to write expressions for the counting numbers 1 through 100. Please read and follow the rules carefully.

Teachers may print out worksheets for students to record their findings, or print sheets of manipulatives for students to use.

STUDENT SOLUTIONS: 32

Solution Name Grade School
2^(4+0!)+0 Simon Alger 9 Cannons Creek
4^2*(0!+0!) Bret Anstett 7 Birmingham Covington School
(2^4)*(0!+0!)
2^(4+0!+0)
Arda Antikacioglu 9 Robert College
(4^2)(0!+0!) Rhodes Berry 10 Brookstone
2^(4+0!)+0 Bethany Blackham 8 Internationql School of Toulouse
(4^2)(0!+0!) Steve Conner 11 Badger High School
2^4*(0!+0!) Johanne De Silva 5 Canidian Academy, Kobe Japan
(0! + 0!)(2^4) Zach Enumah 9 Brookstone School
2^(4+0!)+0 Lisa Gardner 8 Lincoln Middle School
2^4*(0!+0!) Jillian Lemke 7 Birmingham Covington School
2^(4 + 0!) + 0 Andreea Lintia 8 Mount Olive Middle School
2^(4+0!+0) Jezreel Ng 9 The Chinese High School, Singapore
4^2*(0!+0!) Patrick Nolan 12 Model Secondary School for the Deaf
4^(0!+0!)*2 Rohit Ramesh 8 Mount Olive Middle School
2^(4+0!)+0 Mitterhofer Sara 8 Scientific High School
(0!+0!)^4*2 Amanda Smith 7 Birmingham Covington School
4^2*(0!+0!) Laura Redebaugh & Madeline Capo 7 Birmingham Covington School
2^4*(0!+0!) Chris Scarboro & Jake Kaplan 7 Birmingham Covington School
2^(4+0^0) Anna & Hannah 7 Birmingham Covington School
4^2*(0!+0!) Evan & Joe 7 Birmingham Covington School
4^2x(0!+0!) Gateways Classes 6 Chute Middle School
2^(4+0!)+0 Math Exploration Class 8 Foothill Middle School

Please notify Judy Ann Brown of any errors.

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