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NCC in previous years:

NCC16

NCC15  NCC14  NCC13  NCC12  

NCC11  NCC10  NCC09  NCC08

 

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Results of “The Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art” Contest 2017

“The Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art” Contest (NCC) is a math contest designed for students of Grades 3 to 10 as a warm-up for the Canadian Math Contests. The contest is named after the Chinese ancient classic book "The Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art". NCC 2017 is organized by Grand River Chinese School, co-organized and sponsored by Confucius Institute in Waterloo, and sponsored by Canadian Mathematical Society.

NCC began in 2008, and since then, attendees of NCC have achieved a lot of distinctive honours in various other Canadian math contests, and have been listed 382 times on their honour rolls, including 76 times of distinguished awards and achievements such perfect scores, gold, silver and bronze medals and/or golden standard. New winners since NCC16 last year include:
3 persons on 2016 Canadian Senior Mathematics Contest Honour Roll
1 person on 2016 Canadian Intermediate Mathematics Contest Honour Roll
2 persons on 2017 Pascal Contest Honour Roll
2 persons on 2017 Cayley Contest Honour Roll
3 persons on 2017 Fermat Contest Honour Roll
1 person on 2017 Fryer Contest Honour Roll
2 persons on 2017 Galois Contest Honour Roll
5 persons on 2017 Hypatia Contest Honour Roll
3 persons on 2017 Euclid Contest Honour Roll
1 person on 2017 Gauss Contest Honour Roll
3 persons on 2017 Byron-Germain Contest Honour Roll
2 persons on 2017 Fibonacci Contest Honour Roll
6 persons on 2017 Pythagoras Contest Honour Roll
1 person on 2017 Euler Contest Honour Roll
16 persons on 2017 Canadian Math Kangaroo Competition Honour Roll 
6 persons on 2016 Canadian Open Mathematics Challenge Honour Roll with 16 prizes
7 persons on 2016 Beaver Computing Challenge Honour Roll 
4 persons on 2017 Canadian Computing Competition Honour Roll 
Among them, including
Cayley Contest Champion:
    Andrew Dong
Pythagoras Contest perfect score:
    Scott Hao
    Claire Chen
Canadian Math Kangaroo Contest Grade 12 National 1st Place Tied:
    Andrew Dong
Canadian Open Mathematical Challenge Canadian Champions Silver Award, Best in Canada Grade 12 Silver Award, Ontario Champions Silver Award, Best in Ontario Grade 12 Gold Award, Southwestern Ontario Champions Gold Award, Best in Southwestern Ontario Grade 12 Gold Award:
    Ben Wei
Canadian Open Mathematical Challenge Best in Southwestern Ontario Grade 11 Bronze Award:
    Alexander Kitaev
Canadian Open Mathematical Challenge Best in Southwestern Ontario Grade 10 Bronze Award:
    Jonathan Li
Canadian Open Mathematical Challenge Best in Southwestern Ontario Grade 9 Gold Award:
    Henry Hu
Canadian Open Mathematical Challenge Best in Southwestern Ontario Grade 8 Silver Award:
    Andrew Dong
Gauss Contest perfect score:
    Andrew Dong
Congratulations to all of them!
 
A total of 111 students wrote the NCC this year, 25 of them traveled to Waterloo for the contest from other cities outside KW. 
 
Problems Committee (in alphabetical order of last name):
    Tony Hu
    Billy Jin (Advisor)
    Tom Peng
    Fengyang Wang (Chair)
    Emily Yu
Contest Student Honour Roll:

The Group of Grades 9 and 10 (13 attendees, group average score 68.5)
First Prize:
    Zhening Li, Waterloo Collegiate Institute, Score of 120
Second Prize:
    Andy Dong, Centennial Collegiate Vocational Institute (Guelph),  Score of 105
Third Prize:
    Henry Hu, Waterloo Collegiate Institute, Score of 100
Honourable Mention:
    Andrew Wang, Sir John A. Macdonald Secondary School, Score of 95


The Group of Grades 7 and 8 (27 attendees, group average score 79.8)
First Prize:
    Tianye Chen, Laurelwood Public School, Score of  110
Second Prize (Tied, in alphabetical order of last names):
    David Gou, Centennial Public School, Score of  105
    Jay Ren, Vista Hills Public School, Score of  105
    Daniel Yu,  Vista Hills Public School, Score of  105
Honourable Mention:
    Vlad Constantinescu, Elora Public School, Score of 100
    Steven Chen, Edna Stabler Public School, Score of 95
    Scott Hao, Kitchener-Waterloo Bilingual School, Score of 95
    Emina Lai, Edna Staebler Public School, Score of 95
    Tony Liu, Lester B Pearson Public School, Score of 95
    Daniel Pan, Laurelwood Public School, Score of 95

The Group of Grades 5 and 6 (37 attendees, group average score 85.7)
First Prize:
    Daniel Zhong,  Orchard Park Public School (London), Score of 120
Second Prize (Tied, in alphabetical order of last names):
    Kevin Huang,  Abraham Erb Public School, Score of 115
    Dana Yuan,  JW Gerth Public School, Score of 115
    Lehan Zhu,  Waverley Drive Public School (Guelph),  Score of 115
Honourable Mention:
    Bryant Ruan,  Elizabeth Ziegler Public School,  Score of 110
    Mia Alexandra Cadsby, Waverley Drive Public School (Guelph), Score of 105
    Derek Gou, Millen Woods Public School,  Score of 105
    Ethan Hyo Jeon, Kitchener-Waterloo Bilingual School, Score of 100
    Ethan Oyberman, Scholars Hall, Score of 100
    Sunny Qian,  Waverley Drive Public School (Guelph), Score of 100

The Group of Grades 4 (16 attendees, group average score 85.0)
First Prize:
    Jerry Wang, Laurelwood Public School, Score of 115
Second Prize:
    Keri Walter, Kitchener-Waterloo Bilingual School, Score of 110
Third Prize:
    Benjamin Joseph Cadsby, Waverley Drive Public School (Guelph), Score of 105
Honourable Mention:
    Justin Bian, John Mahood Public School, Score of 100
    Raj Dubey,  Kitchener-Waterloo Bilingual School, Score of 100
    Enhong Liu, Abraham Erb Public School, Score of 100

The Group of Grades 3 (18 attendees, group average score 75.8)
First Prize:
    Sunny Xu, Edna Staebler Public School, Score of 115
Second Prize (Tied, in alphabetical order of last names):
    Chenglong Li, JW Gerth Public School, Score of 100
    Joanna Tan, Edna Staebler Public School, Score of 100
    Max Weinstein, Kitchener-Waterloo Bilingual School, Score of 100
    Dasia Yuan, JW Gerth Public School, Score of 100
Honourable Mention:
    Leonie Gaiotto, Kitchener-Waterloo Bilingual School, 95

The award ceremony will be held during the Chinese New Year celebration of Grand River Chinese School in February 2018. The above students will receive their certificates and prizes. Other students who want to know their scores may email office@grandriverchineseschool.com.
 
Organizing Committee of NCC
Dec. 8, 2017


Questions and Solutions of the Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art Contest (NCC) 2017

[2017/11/25]

Cover Sheet                             Solutions

Part A                                       Solution (to be uploaded)
Part B                                       Solution (to be uploaded)
Part C                                       Solution (to be uploaded)
Part D                                       Solution (to be uploaded)
Part E                                       Solution (to be uploaded)

Part F                                       Solution (to be uploaded)



The 10th Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art Contest (NCC17) 


Co-organized and sponsored by Confucius Institute in Waterloo, and sponsored by Canadian Mathematical Society, Grand River Chinese School will host "The 10th Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art Contest (NCC17)" on Nov. 25, 2017, 2:30pm to 4:00pm. Students achieving outstanding results in the contest will receive awards and certificates in 5 separate age groups (winners of grade 3 and grade 4 will be separately awarded).

NCC17 is a math contest designed for students of Grades 3 to 10 as a warm-up for the Canadian Math Contests (Thales Contest for Grade 3, Byron-Germain Contest for Grade 4, Fibonacci Contest for Grade 5, Pythagoras Contest for Grade 6, Gauss Contest for Grades 7 and 8, Pascal Contest for Grade 9, and Cayley Contest for Grade 10). The NCC is named after the Chinese ancient classic book "The Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art"  (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nine_Chapters_on_the_Mathematical_Art). 

 

During 2008 to 2016, NCC has tested 716 participants, many of them further wrote various Canadian math contests, and have been listed on honour rolls of those contests for 382 times including 76 times of golden standards, gold, silver and bronze medals, perfect scores, national and regional champions.

Participating in NCC17 is free. Local students who were born in 2002 to 2009 are eligible. Students from other areas may also attend if they are able to travel to Waterloo for the contest. To sign up for this contest, you need to download the registration form, and email the filled form as attachment to office@grandriverchineseschool.com by Oct. 31. Other details will be notified to eligible students by email.

 

Candidates who plan to write the contest are recommended to download and read the following two documents:

How to Prepare for the NCC17            Rules for Writing the NCC17

 

The questions and answers for previous year's contests can be found at NCC16  NCC15  NCC14  NCC13  NCC12  NCC11  NCC10  NCC09 and NCC08.
 

Grand River Chinese School
2017/10/06