We are delighted to announce that the winning team of Ritangle 2019 is from King Edward VI School, Stratford-upon-Avon.
Their fully correct answer to the final question and tiebreaker was submitted on Tuesday 10th December. Once again, Ritangle was challenging and this is a magnificent achievement!
Full solution to Ritangle 2019.
Thanks to all the students who took part and the teachers supporting them.
|Winning School, Ritangle 2019||King Edward VI School, Stratford-upon-Avon|
|Fully correct answers, including the
final question tiebreaker, also received
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Ritangle is a competition for teams of students of A level Mathematics, the International Baccalaureate and Scottish Highers
No knowledge of mathematics beyond A level Mathematics required
The first twenty five questions have now been released and can be seen below.
Correct answers to these questions are needed to solve the final question.
The final (multi-part) question was made available at 4.00pm on Tuesday 10th December 2019.
A maths hamper, including a free year long subscription to Integral, and trophy for the school or college of the winning team! Many thanks to Maths Week England, Hodder Education, Kit Yates, Alex Bellos, Rob Eastaway and Bobby Seagull for donations to the hamper.
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Registration and entries for Ritangle are now closed.
Full solution to Ritangle 2019.
Registration and entries are now closed.
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The Ritangle 2019 final question starts here!
We've had some enquiries about the #ritangle final question tiebreaker. We'll accept the answer based on the number of distinct unclear dates OR that based on the number you would get where if an unclear date was printed 3 times (for example) it would contribute 3 to the count.
Please download and read this document: Full Instructions for the Final Question
Follow the instructions carefully to get the final answer for each question, particularly in relation to rounding. These are needed for the final question which will be released at 4.00pm on Tuesday 10th December.
Keep you answers safe for now. Please don't share answers outside of your team; others are having fun finding them!
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