The SIAM 100-Dollar, 100-Digit Challenge
In the January/February 2002 issue of SIAM News, and later in Science,
contest was formulated. The contest consisted of ten problems, each
a single real number as the solution. For every ten digits that were
correctly 10 points could be won, with a maximum of 100 points in
Together with other groups, we managed to score that maximum number of
On this page we present our solutions to the 10 problems.
The prize-winning group from Eindhoven consisted of the following
The solutions that we have found are available in PDF format. You need
a program such as Adobe's
acrobat or the free xpdf
to view these files.
More information on the SIAM 100-dollar 100-digit Challenge can be
found at its