### Singapore Mathematics Project Festival Results 2014

**Junior Section**

*Singapore Mathematical Society Shield* Hwa Chong Institution (High School)

Award | School | Project Title | Team Members | Supervisor |

GoldFoo Kean Pew Memorial Prize and Best Overall Presentation | Hwa Chong Institution (High School) | Conway’s Game of Life | Wang An Aloysius, Koh Shang Hui | Wang Qian |

Gold | NUS High School of Mathematics and Science | Optimal Strategy Usage via Geometric Figures | Clarence Chew Xuan Da | Chai Ming Huang |

Silver | Singapore Chinese Girls’ School | Winning Strategy of Game of Criss-Cross | See Xiaomin, Kwak Yoon Joo, Chen Qi Jia, Geraldine Zhang Fang | Chan Sock Har |

Silver | NUS High School of Mathematics and Science | Josephus Problem: It’s history, Generalizations and Extensions | Chan Wayde, Chen Pang Yen Byron, Quek Sze Long | Jiang Zewei |

Bronze | NUS High School of Mathematics and Science | The Chicken McNugget Theorem | Matthew Fan Xin Yu | Chai Ming Huang |

Honorable Mention | Hwa Chong Institution (High School) | Variations of the Monty Hall Problem | Winfred Kong, Goh Hong Pei, Woo Seung Hoon, Jonathan Chee | Wang Qian |

Honorable Mention | Hwa Chong Institution (High School) | An Exploration of Chessboard Problems | Bryan Wang Peng Jun, Goh Zhuo Ying Justin | Wang Qian |

Honorable Mention | NUS High School of Mathematics and Science | Mastermind Strategy | Zach Soh Ger Yi, Keith Loi Jun Xian | Jiang Zewei |

Honorable Mention | Zhonghua Secondary School | Bayes Theorem and The Monty Hall Problem | Kong Wai Seng, Sean Lee | Poh Wei Beng |

**Senior Section**

*Singapore Mathematical Society Shield* NUS High School of Mathematics and Science

Award | School | Project Title | Participants | Supervisor |

GoldFoo Kean Pew Memorial Prize | NUS High School of Mathematics and Science | Tromino Covering | Liu Hang, Surya Mathialagan, Pek Yu-Xuan Sean | Goh Shu Liang |

Silver | Raffles Girls’ School (Secondary) | Generalization for computing Bishop’s Polynomial Dervided from the Conventional Rook’s Polynomial | Sim Ming Hui Melodies, Qu Siyang | Samuel Lee Tzi Yew |

Bronze | Clementi Town Secondary School | Why Ternary | Ang Jun Ming, Song Zhiyuan, Yang Fan | Toh Pui Yhing |

Bronze | Hwa Chong Institution (High School) | The Confused Knight | Kuan Eu Jie, Goh Wei Shern, Lim Zhe Hui | Ooi Teong Lin |

Bronze | Hwa Chong Institution (High School | PIN: The More, The Better? | Xin Jiawen, Wang Zhenghao, Qian Hongyu | Zong Lixing |

Bronze | Nanyang Girls’ High School | Projectile Motion: the Math Behind Angry Birds | Charmaine Kho Ling Wei, Chen Mei Zhu, Jere Low Wenn, Nicole Ong Wen Pei | Tan Chik Leng |

Bronze | National Junior College | The Car Park Problem | Chen Yankang, Sun Lu, Hu Jingjie, Huang Shimeng | Lye Wai Leng |

Bronze | National Junior College | Adaptation of Nonlinear-Programming Algorithms to find the Geometric Median of Five Points | Dave Kaiman, Toh Jia Qi Andrea, Yeo Jen Khai | Wang Muran |

Bronze | NUS High School of Mathematics and Science | Angel Problem in a Hexagon | Ren Yuhua, Choi Yun Young, Lin Shao Yun | Chia Vui Leong |

Honorable Mention | NUS High School of Mathematics and Science | The Mathematics of Football Formations | Shashvat Shukla, Park Sang Jun, Troy Duncan Tanudjaja | Chia Vui Leong |

Honorable Mention | Victoria School | A Mathematical Study of Tower Defence Games (Pants VS Zombies) | Pye Sone Kyaw, Daryl Lee Yi Xiang, Colin Chan Wei Hua | Tee Kian Meng |

Honorable Mention | Paya Lebar Methodist Girls’ School | An Extension of Pick’s Theorem | Luanne Yong Yue Rong, Mildred Sim Phin, Matthea Loo Wei Ern, Natalie Soh Hann | Kok Lai Fong |

Honorable Mention | River Valley High School | On the Analysis of Nim Game — Application to Binary Operators | Kuang Qiangru, Ma Hongqiang, Wu Ziqing, Xia Wenzong | Ang Mia Lee |

Honorable Mention | Hwa Chong Institution (High School) | Luck or Logic — Winning Strategy for Nim | Zheng Huiyao, Zhou Yizhi, Tao Jiashu | Zong Lixing |