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John E. Franklin
2005-12-28 05:26:27

Yes, I sent them a second email telling of my mistake on problem #15, 1997.
mathsyperson is right, I'm in my late 30's.
I simply was trying out some of the problems I found on the internet at the
forementioned address in post #2 of this thread.

2005-12-27 10:04:09

I'd guess not. The Cayley contest is for Year 10 people, and I seem to remember John E. Franklin being a considerable amount older. Sorry if I'm wrong, John.

2005-12-27 09:14:55

Just curious are you taking the Cayley Contest by any chance since you are interested enough to try some of the problem? John E. Franklin

2005-12-26 19:01:46

What fun, John! So they will get two emails now?

Some nice questions in there.

2005-12-26 15:31:32

You can find all the information about the contests here in pdf.

John E. Franklin
2005-12-26 11:52:37

I just looked into old Cayley Contests and found that 1997 problem #15 had all four multiple choice answers incorrect, so I sent Waterloo an email.

Woops, I made a mistake, I assumed the length of the integer was all zeros except for the
first digit, but actually their solution is right.  Oops.

2005-12-25 09:00:25

Will anyone here be writing the Cayley Contest for mathematics in the February of 2006?

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