About the Competition
To promote academic exchange and to cultivate students’ logical thinking abilities so as to enhance their numerical skills and learning abilities, YCK2 will organize the ‘Second Mathematical Olympiad for the World Elites’on 14th April 2018 at the University of Hong Kong. We hope this can implement our belief that ‘Every Kid is No. 1’ by providing ‘A Platform of a Different Kind’ and ‘An Education of a Different Kind’ for students.
Details of the competition are as follows:
Objective: To promote and popularize mathematics. To enhance students’ knowledge and interest in mathematics and promote team spirit in solving problems.
Date: 14th April, 2018 (Saturday)
Time: 9:15 am-12:30 pm (Prize-giving ceremony will be held at 12 noon. Parents are welcome to attend)
Venue: Yu Chun Keung Tam Shuk Yin Lecture Theatre, 3/F CPD3.28, The Jockey Club Tower, The University of Hong Kong
Mr. Alan YU, Donor of School Founded in 1982
Prof. Albert KWAN, Department of Civil Engineering, HKU
Dr. Stephen NG, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, HKU
Mr. CHAN Sau Tang, Curriculum Development Officer (Mathematics), EDB
Mr. Dominic CHU, MH, Supervisor, Catholic Mission School
Mr. FUNG Suk Kai, Principal, Catholic Mission School
Mr. LEUNG Hau Yau, Principal, Meng Tak Catholic School
Time allowed is 30 minutes.
All contestants should sit according to the seating plan and answer all questions (about 15 questions).
During the competition, contestants cannot discuss with each other.
Overall Team Award
Math Trail Team Awards
The competition time is 30 minutes.
Contestants have to solve mathematics problems in different locations of the University of Hong Kong campus under the guidance of our helpers.
Each team should answer questions on a tablet computer provided by the Organizer. There will be just one question appearing on the computer at a time. It will not proceed to the next question until an answer has been submitted. Changes to the answers are not allowed after submission.
The Organizer reserves the right to decide on issues not mentioned above, including change of competition time when necessary. The decision of the organizing committee is final.
In the case of (i) typhoon signal no. 3 or above (ii) Red or Black rainstorm warning or (iii) close of school announced by Education Bureau, all competitions on the day will be cancelled and re-scheduled
Contestants should arrive at the venue before 9:30 a.m.
Prof. Albert KWAN (Department of Civil Engineering, HKU)
Dr. Stephen NG (Assistant Professor, Department of Physics, HKU)
Mr. CHAN Sau Tang (Curriculum Development Officer (Mathematics), EDB)
Prizes are given according to the marks. The highest 10% students will get the gold prize. The second highest 10% students will get the silver prize and the third 20% students will get the bronze prize and the fourth highest 30% students will get the merit prize. All other participants will receive a certificate of participation. The prize winners will get a gold, silver or bronze medal, as well as a certificate of commendation.
Math Trail Prizes
Prizes will be given according to the marks and the teams with the highest marks will be awarded the Champion, First Runner-up, Second Runner-up and Merit Prizes. The prize winners will get a gold, silver or bronze medal, as well as a certificate of commendation.
Overall Team Prizes
According to the overall performance, each team will be award a trophy.