4 at HAFTR win math medals


Four students at the Hebrew Academy of the Five Towns and Rockaway won medals for outstanding research at the final round of the Long Island Math Fair at Hofstra University.

Miriam Kopyto and Amanda Schorr took silver, Erica Hilsenrath and Efrat Neumann took bronze.

Miriam researched the construction of n-gons, Amanda researched knot theory, Erica investigated the cardinality of numbers, and Efrat considered fractals.

The students worked with HAFTR math chairman Neil Bernstein.