Fermi Questions C

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Re: Fermi Questions C

Postby tangentline » March 10th, 2013, 7:36 pm

How do they overlap? Could you elaborate a bit?

For the toilet seat question----
5?


I would have guessed more if it wasn't for the quote.
I meant they are in the same time-slot at my regionals. I wish I could do both.

...I would've done a lot higher number myself, but then when I wanted to look up the actual facts I get that, which is quite astonishing.

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Re: Fermi Questions C

Postby al3201 » March 12th, 2013, 6:23 pm

I'm sorry about that.


In our test the first question was the one given in the rule book. (How many drops of water are there in Lake Eerie?)
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Re: Fermi Questions C

Postby BYHscioly » May 7th, 2013, 6:27 pm

Does anyone know the approximate winning score and top 6 score for Fermi at Nats last year?
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Re: Fermi Questions C

Postby lmatkovic3 » May 7th, 2013, 9:03 pm

The average per question was probably around 4.2

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Re: Fermi Questions C

Postby BYHscioly » May 10th, 2013, 5:13 pm

Is that the average over all the teams, or just the top x teams?
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Re: Fermi Questions C

Postby lmatkovic3 » May 10th, 2013, 7:15 pm

I'd say that's for the top team. I really have no clue because I didn't compete, but I doubt it would be much higher or lower.

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Re: Fermi Questions C

Postby BYHscioly » May 10th, 2013, 7:27 pm

From experience, I would think that the top team would average about 4.5 - 4.7 per question, third 4.3 - 4.5, sixth 4.1 - 4.3, twentieth 3.7 - 3.9.
Are the nationals tests usually hard? Some years were really easy and some were harder from what I've seen.
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Re: Fermi Questions C

Postby SciolySwami » May 14th, 2013, 4:37 pm

I am entering Division C and Fermi Questions was already my favorite event. I am really sad its leaving next year. :( I hope it returns before I am out of high school.

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Re: Fermi Questions C

Postby BYHscioly » May 18th, 2013, 10:09 pm

Oh darn Fermi is leaving... after just two years. At least we ended it nicely :D

Does anyone know when it'll come back?

Also, are the scores for Fermi released? Could we know our scores?
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Re: Fermi Questions C

Postby Hosj » May 19th, 2013, 6:53 am

I was really looking forward to doing this in high school. Now it is leaving :cry:
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