American Mathematics Competition 8

Ages:Middle School

Type:Exam

Category:Mathematics

Scope:National

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The AMC 8 is a 25-question, 40-minute, multiple choice examination in middle school mathematics designed to promote the development of problem-solving skills. The AMC 8 provides an opportunity for middle school students to develop positive attitudes towards analytical thinking and mathematics that can assist in future careers. Students apply classroom learned skills to unique problem-solving challenges in a low-stress and friendly environment.

The material included on the AMC 8 is middle school mathematics curriculum. None of the problems require the use of algebra or a calculator. Possible topics include but are not limited to: Probability, Estimation, Percents, Elementary geometry including the Pythagorean Theorem, Spatial Visualization, Everyday Applications, and Reading/Interpreting Graphs.

Middle school students sit a 25-question, 40-minute, multiple choice examination.

This is a scored exam based on the number of correct answers submitted in the allotted time.
This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Website: http://www.maa.org/math-competitions/amc-contests/amc-8

Managing Organization: Mathematical Association of America

Contact:

amcinfo@maa.org

Entry Fee: $53

This competition is open to students in Middle School.

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.

Overview

The AMC 8 is a 25-question, 40-minute, multiple choice examination in middle school mathematics designed to promote the development of problem-solving skills. The AMC 8 provides an opportunity for middle school students to develop positive attitudes towards analytical thinking and mathematics that can assist in future careers. Students apply classroom learned skills to unique problem-solving challenges in a low-stress and friendly environment.

The material included on the AMC 8 is middle school mathematics curriculum. None of the problems require the use of algebra or a calculator. Possible topics include but are not limited to: Probability, Estimation, Percents, Elementary geometry including the Pythagorean Theorem, Spatial Visualization, Everyday Applications, and Reading/Interpreting Graphs.

Process

Middle school students sit a 25-question, 40-minute, multiple choice examination.

Criteria

This is a scored exam based on the number of correct answers submitted in the allotted time.

Awards

This competition has not yet listed it's awards.

Participate

Website: http://www.maa.org/math-competitions/amc-contests/amc-8

Managing Organization: Mathematical Association of America

Contact:

amcinfo@maa.org

Entry Fee: $53

This competition is open to students in Middle School.

Deadlines

This competition has not yet posted any deadlines.