Application to SWiM 2017

In order to apply for SWiM 2017 you are required to do (1), (2), (3):

(1) Please fill out Participant Agreement, HIPAA, and Media Permission Slip, have them signed by your parents, and mail them, together with your transcript to

SWiM 2017
Department of Mathematics, Box 90320
Duke University
Durham, NC 27708
postmarked by February 1 of 2017.

(2) Please also ask your mathematics (or possibly another science) teacher to write a letter of recommendation for you and give them a stamped envelope addressed to the same address to mail it.

(3) Email your solution of the application problems below to as an attached PDF file by February 1 of 2017. These don't have to be complete solutions: well-explained partial solutions will also receive credit. Please follow the detailed direction below.

Application Problems

There are three application problems followed by guidelines. As a guide to the sort of submission we are looking for, we also provide a sample problem in the problem list and sample solutions in the link below.

You are not allowed to use the help of others, books, caculators, the internet or any other resources to solve the application problems.