Last month, Luke Ryan participated in the Online Challenge of the International Math Contest. Below you will find a report detailing Luke Ryan’s performance on the contest. We hope that this will give you deeper insight into Luke Ryan's grasp of various mathematical concepts as compared to that of Luke Ryan's international peers.

Please note that this analysis is based on a sampling of problems across several concepts, and Luke Ryan’s performance on each. Student performance can be impacted by a variety of factors including distractions while taking the test, level of tiredness, etc.

If your child has qualified for the Final Round, you will be notified in a separate email before March 15th, 2018.

Congratulations on your child's participation in the Online Challenge, and we hope to see you next year!

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Luke scored better than 75% of the participants in his grade. His performance has improved from 71% in 2016 to 75% in 2017.

The contest problems cover concepts and skills typically mastered by Luke’s peers in countries renowned for high levels of achievement in mathematics education.

Luke’s performance on these problems indicates that his level of knowledge is on par with that of his peers in these countries.

Understand the meaning of fraction and a decimal, perform operations with fractions and decimals.

Observe patterns and use logic to count the number of objects or ways of arranging objects.

Analyze problem situations, extract relevant details, and apply various strategies to find the solution to a problem.

Understand the meaning of place value, prime number, fractors and multiples, find and use fractors and multiples, including greatest common factor and least common multiple of several number to solve problems.

Visualize 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional geometric shapes from descriptions and attributes, decompose irregular shapes, find area, perimeter, and volume of shapes using different methods.

Luke Ryan correctly solved 6 problems of International Math Challenge for the 5th grade. He spent 25 minutes to complete the contest. View the full list of contest questions below.

Problem Number |
Correct Answer |
Provided Answer |
Percentage of Participants solved this Problem |
Time Spent |
---|---|---|---|---|

1 | 15 | 15 - Correct | 95% | 2 |

2 | 15 | 4 - Incorrect | 90% | 4 |

3 | 15 | 12 - Incorrect | 70% | 4 |

4 | 52 | Answer Missing | 90% | 4 |

5 | 15 | 15 - Correct | 82% | 3 |

6 | 7 | 4 - Incorrect | 65% | 3 |

7 | 12 | 12 - Incorrect | 65% | 3 |

8 | 52 | Answer Missing | 55% | 1 |

9 | 15 | 15 - Correct | 30% | 0 |

10 | 7 | 4 - Incorrect | 95% | 0 |

Our records show that, Luke Ryan only spent 25 minutes on the online challenge. His/her score may have been affected by not using the full 30 minute allotted time.

Pirate Pete Wants to give each of his pirate friends an equal number of gold coins.But, he can't remember if 3, 4, 5, or 6 of his pirate friends are coming his party. What is the fewest number of gold coins that Pirate Pete must have so that each pirate friend who comes to his party gets the same number of gold coins?

Anna had 10 dolls. She gave Lisa More Than 5, but not all, of her dolls. What is the lagest number of dolls Anna can have now?

Andrew is about to leave for school. If he walks at speed of 50 meters per minute, he will arrive 3 minutes after the bell rings. If he runs at a speed of 80 meters per minute, he will arrive 3 minutes before the bell rings. In how many minutes will the bell ring?

A young wizard knows this many spells: 60 +2 * 10. An old wizard knows twice as many. How many spells does the old wizard know?

the total number of watermelons, cantaloupes, and melons in Albert's Grocery store is 231. If it is known that the ratio of watermelons to cantaloupes to melons is 4 : 8 : 9, how many watermelons are in the store?

If a tree was 150 feet high last year and in a year it grew by 6%, how many feet high is it now?

Do you have questions about your performance report?

We would love to hear from you. Write to us at contest@rsmfoundation.org