Students participate in first round of national math competition

Students opted to take the American Mathematics Competition test, which is meant to evaluate problem-solving and analytical skills, on Tuesday. “The test gives students the chance to answer questions that are not like the questions on the SAT and not like questions in a math class, because they get to use creative problem solving,” math […]

Math competition draws low turnout

Students took the American Math Competition exam Feb. 2 during first and second period in the Chalmers lounge. This year, 53 students in total took the AMC 10 and 12. Last year, 98 students took the test. “This is a bit lower than in previous years but there is some natural variation, so I’m not […]

16 Students take AIME competition

Sixteen students took the American Invitational Math Exam March 13, based on their scores on the American Mathematics Competition. The AIME is a three-hour, 15-question test. If students do well on the AIME, their AIME and AMC scores are used to decide if they qualify for the USA Mathematics Olympiad. “One thing that was pretty […]

16 students qualify to take AIME with AMC scores

A total of 16 students qualified for the American Invitational Math Exam March 13 with their score on the American Mathematics Competition. The math department administered the AMC 10 (for 10th graders and below) and the AMC 12 (for any student) Feb. 4 in Chalmers. To qualify for the AIME, students had to score over […]

Students participate in math competition

A total of 98 upper school students participated in the American Math Competition  Feb. 2. Two tests were administered, the AMC 10 and AMC 12. Students are given 25 multiple choice questions to complete in 75 minutes, with the AMC 10 focusing more on concepts in algebra and geometry and the AMC 12 focusing on […]