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May 24, 2011 > MathEdge students head for international competition

MathEdge students head for international competition

MathEdge students have been training for the Indonesia International Mathematics Competition in Bali, Indonesia from July 18 - 23. The Indonesia International Math Competition will give students the opportunity to experience a whole new level of math competition and make friends around the world. 145 students in grades 3 through 7 from 83 Bay Area schools participated in the tryout competition held in February; only eight will be selected for the final team.

Twelve students have been selected including: Justin Yang (Terman, Palo Alto); Charles Tang (Bret Hart, San Jose); Grace Li (Kennedy, Cupertino); Andrew Lin (Dilworth, Cupertino); Joshua Chan (Hopkins, Fremont); Shannon Yang (Terman, Palo Alto); Shaya Zarkesh (Harker, San Jose); Justin Chan (Kennedy, Cupertino); Jerry Chen (Challenger); Shopnavo Biswas (Ardenwood, Fremont); Edward He (Williams, San Jose); Yutong Tony Zhao (Thomas Russel, Milpitas).

Qualifying to compete in the international competition requires sound reasoning, logical thinking and problem solving skills. Students selected demonstrated their ability to focus and understand the entire problem solving process beyond just getting the right answer.

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Caption left to right: Grace Li, Andrew Lin, Edward He, Justin Chan, Shaya Zarkesh, Justin Yang, Jerry Chen, Tony Zhao, Shannon Yang, Shopnavo Biswas, Charles Tang, Joshua Chan

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