2010: Year at a Glance

The Problem

Making Sense of the 2010 Census: to count or not to count, that is the question...

This problem asked teams to use their math know-how to evaluate U.S. Census Bureau figures and methods in order to make recommendations to Congress for undercount adjustment, the best method for apportioning the U.S. House of Representatives, and the fairest way to draw Congressional districts.

summa cum laude winner: $20,000

Montgomery Blair High School, Team #141, Silver Spring, MD
Solution paper: Making Sense of the 2010 Census
Coach: David Stein
Team: Andrew Das Sarma, Jacob Hurwitz, David Tolnay, Scott Yu