AMC 8 Registration
Therefore, in order to participate in the competition, they will be out of class from approximately 12:20 pm- 1:45 pm on Wednesday, January 19.
If you are still interested in registering your student, please do so using this form. Registration for this event will close on Friday, December 3rd, 2021 at 5:00 pm.
What is AMC 8?
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 skills to unique problem-solving challenges in a low-stress and friendly environment.
The material covered on the AMC 8 includes topics from a typical middle school mathematics curriculum. Possible topics include but are not limited to: counting and probability, estimation, proportional reasoning, elementary geometry including the Pythagorean Theorem, spatial visualization, everyday applications, and reading and interpreting graphs and tables. In addition, some of the later questions may involve linear or quadratic functions and equations, coordinate geometry, and other topics traditionally covered in a beginning algebra course.
If you need any more information, you can access the website at https://www.maa.org/math-competitions/amc-8.