Category Archives: AMC 10/12

Steven Wang Qualifies for the AIME!

Steven Wang
Steven Wang

Steven Wang, Williston’s own 9th grade math phenom just qualified for the prestigious American Invitational Mathematics Examination by virtual of scoring in the top 5% nationally on the AMC12 math competition!

Steven will sit for the 3-hour AIME competition on March 22nd, the results of which could propel him to the USA Mathematical Olympiad!

Congratulations Steven!

Our complete AMC10/12 results are as follows:

Last Name

First Name

Score

Contest

WANG

ZEYU

135.0

AMC12B

HUANG

YICHENG

111.0

AMC10B

LU

KEYU

97.5

AMC10B

WANG

KENNETH

84.0

AMC10B

CHO

SEOYOUNG

79.5

AMC10B

YEN

LIN

76.5

AMC10B

ZHOU

WANGCHEN

72.0

AMC12B

LEE

JIN YOUNG

70.5

AMC12B

KANG

LANXI

67.5

AMC12B

HAN

EUNYUL

66.0

AMC10B

PARK

JUNHONG

64.5

AMC10B

IKEMOTO

HARUKA

63.0

AMC12B

SAWATYANON

PANUT

61.5

AMC10B

ANDREWS

SARAH

61.5

AMC12B

SEO

CHANGHYUN

60.0

AMC10B

ZHAO

HANZHANG

60.0

AMC12B

TOYOKAZU

SATO

55.5

AMC10B

MIZOBUCHI

SOMA

55.5

AMC12B

GAO

ZIDONG

55.5

AMC12B

PALUCHOWSKI

TOMASZ

54.0

AMC12B

YOUNG

CHRISTOPHER

52.5

AMC12B

JUNG

WILEY

48.0

AMC12B

OSTBERG

IAN

45.0

AMC12B

DANG

HOANG

43.5

AMC10B

GOLD

ALEX

39.0

AMC12B

ZHANG

ZIWEI

37.5

AMC10B

IKUKU

ENIOLA

28.5

AMC12B

Big Competition Update!

There’s been lots of competitive math action lately! Lots more upcoming too!

TNEMLhe 6th and last (!) round of the New England Math League will be held on Tuesday, 3/21 from 2:30 to 3:30 in Schoolhouse 25. The competition lasts 30 minutes and you must begin before 3:10. You may use a calculator and any student at any level of math is welcome to participate! Just show up! No signup required!

MMATHs12 Williston Mathletes will be heading to Yale on Saturday, 4/1 to participate in the MMATHs competition! The two Williston teams of 6 will compete in individual and team rounds, as well as a round where they will work collaboratively with students from other schools!

Yesterday, on February 28th, 5 Williston Middle School students participated in the 7th and 8th grade level of the New England Math League! This is the first time the competition has run at Williston! Congratulations to these middle school mathlete pioneers!

Back on February, 15th, 28 Williston students participated in the AMC10/12 math competition! Students scores will be known in a few weeks! AIME here we come!

On February 13th, 19 Williston students participated in the 5th round of the New England Math League, earning a strong team score of 25!

Our overall team score of 120 puts us in 28th place out of over 130 teams from across New England! Complete round 5 league results can be viewed right here. Detailed individual results are online here (ask Mr. Seamon for the password). Congratulations to our current high-scoring students!

Steven Wang is currently tied for 5th place our of all 800+ individual competitors!

First Name

Last Name

Gr

NEML Total

Steven

Wang

9th

29

Ethan

Huang

9th

24

Derrick

Zhao

12th

21

Nancy

Kang

12th

20

Simon

Kim

10th

19

Panut (T)

Sawatyanon

9th

17

Shirley

Zhou

11th

17

Hoang

Dang

10th

11

Chloe

Lee

12th

11

Ken

Wang

9th

9

Josh

Calianos

11th

8

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AMC10/12 2017 – Signup Form

AMC-lgoThe 2017 American Mathematics Competitions 10 and 12 will take place on Wednesday, 2/15 from 8:30 to 10am in Plimpton.

Anyone with any experience with at least Algebra 2 is welcome to participate!

Everyone who wishes to participate must sign up using this online form by Monday, 1/30. There are 20 spots for each competition. Spots will be given out on a first-come first-served basis.

Here are some practice problems:

2008 AMC 10: Questions, Answers
2010 AMC 10: Questions, Answers
2008 AMC 12: Questions, Answers
2010 AMC 12: Questions, Answers

About the competitions:

The AMC 10 is a 25-question, 75-minute, multiple choice examination in secondary school mathematics containing problems which can be understood and solved with algebra and geometry concepts.

The AMC 12 is a 25-question, 75-minute, multiple choice examination in secondary school mathematics containing problems which can be understood and solved with pre-calculus concepts.

No questions on either competition require the use of a calculator. No calculators may be used during the competitions.

NEML5 & AMC10/12 Results!

NEMLThe next math team competition (NEML6) will take place on Tuesday, 3/22 from 2:35 to 3:35 in Schoolhouse 25. This is the last NEML of the year! The competition lasts 30 minutes and all competitors must start before 3:05. You may use a calculator.

Anyone at ANY level of math is encouraged to participate!

On 2/16, 21 competitors sat for the NEML5 and scored a strong team score of 21 on a very challenging round of questions! Our cumulative team score of 112 is now only 2 points out of the top 30 in all of the New England!

NEML5 in action!
NEML5 in action!

Out top scorers were:

First Name

Last Name

Grade

NEML5 Score

Tanmay

Khale

12th

5

Pinky

King

12th

5

Chloe

Lee

11th

4

Shirley

Zhou

10th

4

Joshua

Calianos

10th

3

Tomasz

Paluchowski

11th

3

Michael

Warren

11th

3

Derrick

Zhao

10th

3

Here are our overall top NEML scorers after 5 rounds:

First Name

Last Name

Grade

Total NEML Score

Tanmay

Khale

12th

27

Pinky

King

12th

20

Shirley

Zhou

10th

20

Joshua

Calianos

10th

15

Tomasz

Paluchowski

11th

15

Derrick

Zhao

10th

15

Simon

Kim

9th

13

Izzy

Tegtmeyer

12th

12

Ryan

Jeon

12th

11

Kevin

Li

12th

11

Caroline

Borden

12th

10

Matt

Otting

11th

10

On 2/17, 17 students sat for the prestigious AMC10/12 competition!

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Our top scorers were:

First Name

Last Name

Grade

Contest

Score

Awards

Joshua

Calianos

10

AMC10B

103.5

Winner AMC10

Wangchen

Zhou

10

AMC10B

103.5

Winner AMC10

Kenneth

Wang

8

AMC10B

79.5

Chaiwat

Setwipatanachai

11

AMC12B

78.0

Winner AMC12

Hanzhang

Zhao

10

AMC10B

78.0

Jin Young

Lee

11

AMC12B

75.0

Full contest results are available on the results page. (Ask Mr. Seamon for the password.)

AMC 10/12 2016 – Signup Form

AMC-lgoThe 2016 American Mathematics Competitions 10 and 12 will take place on Wednesday, 2/17 from 8:30 to 10am in Plimpton.

Anyone with any experience with at least Algebra 2 is welcome to participate!

Everyone who wishes to participate must sign up using this online form by Monday, 2/1. There are 20 spots for each competition. Spots will be given out on a first-come first-served basis.

Here are some practice problems:

2008 AMC 10: Questions, Answers
2010 AMC 10: Questions, Answers
2008 AMC 12: Questions, Answers
2010 AMC 12: Questions, Answers

About the competitions:

The AMC 10 is a 25-question, 75-minute, multiple choice examination in secondary school mathematics containing problems which can be understood and solved with algebra and geometry concepts.

The AMC 12 is a 25-question, 75-minute, multiple choice examination in secondary school mathematics containing problems which can be understood and solved with pre-calculus concepts.

Two different versions of the contests are given on two dates, about two weeks apart, in February. Each AMC 10 and AMC 12 contest contain about 12 of the same math problems.

NEML #6 Results

The Williston Math Team just finished taking the sixth (and last) round of the New England Math League competition, and ended up scoring a 27, tying our highest round score of the year!

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Looking over solutions while snacking!

15 students participated in this round of the New England Math League, with participants spanning 7th through 12th grades! Each competitor had 30 minutes to work by themselves on the same 6 questions. Each question was worth one point and calculators could be used.

With our round 5 score of 27, our team score now stands at 146!

Our average score per participant this round was 4.07, our highest of the year!

Our 2015 NEML top scorers:
7th: Kenneth Wang (12), Tadea Martin-Gonzalez (8)
8th: Ryan Dwyer (7), Dora Gordon (1)
9th: Jack Lee (30), Shirley Zhou (28)
10th: Nam Pham (9), Molly Zawacki (3)
11th: Mike Huang (8), Ryan Jeon (7)
12th: Umi Keezing (29), Michael Tran (25)

Here are the complete scores from round 6:

First Name

Last Name

Gr

NEML6: Total

Umi

Keezing

12

6

Jack (Dong Ha)

Lee

9

6

Lena

Gandeva

12

5

Hannah

Lee

12

5

Loren

Po

12

5

Cade

Zawacki

12

5

Shirley

Zhou

9

5

Cici

Zhang

12

4

Derrick

Zhao

9

4

Soo Jeong

Han

12

3

Nate

Manwell

PG

3

Tadea

Martin-Gonzalez

7

3

Michael

Tran

12

3

Kenneth

Wang

7

3

Violeta

Ilina

12

1

Complete results can be found on the results page (ask Mr. Seamon for the password).

AMC 10/12B Scores

AMC-lgoOn Wednesday, 2/25, 28 student sat for the AMC 10/12B competitions.

Congratulations on a very strong showing! Our top three competitors in each competition:

AMC 10B:
1) Jack Lee (114)
2) Shirley Zhou (105)
3) Sarah Lee (91.5)

AMC 12B:
1) Tanmay Khale (117)
2) James Kim (82.5)
3) Mike Huang (78)

In order to qualify for the AIME, a student needed to earn above a 100 on the AMC 12B or above 120 on the AMC 10B.

TanmaySpecial recognition goes to the one Williston student who qualified for the AIME, Tanmay Khale! Congratulations Tanmay!

Here’s the complete score rundown:

More detailed team results can be found on the results page.

NEML Standings, AMC 10/12 Signups, and NYC!

Williston NEML High Scorers
Williston NEML High Scorers

The next Math Team meeting will take place Tuesday, 2/3 from 3 to 3:30pm in SH25. Anyone is welcome to attend!

+NEML
The league-wide results for the 4th round of the New England Math League are in… and we did very well! Our current overall score of 98 puts us at 23rd in all of New England (out of 141 teams) and 12th (out of 80 teams) in MA!

A special shoutout goes out to Umi Keezing and Shrley Zhou for their perfect scores!

You can view the current league-wide score report document, and complete team stats on the results page.

The next NEML competition will be on Tuesday, 2/17 from 2:35 to 3pm in SH25. You must start the competition before 3pm.

AMC-lgo+AMC 10/12
The American Mathematics Competition  10 & 12 will take place on Wednesday, 2/25 from 8:30 to 10am in Plimpton. The competition is open to any Williston student who registers online by Wednesday, 2/11 @ 3pm.

The AMC 10 is a 25-question, 75-minute, multiple choice examination in secondary school mathematics containing problems which can be understood and solved with algebra and geometry concepts. The AMC 12 is a 25-question, 75-minute, multiple choice examination in secondary school mathematics containing problems which can be understood and solved with pre-calculus concepts. Two different versions of the contests are given on two dates, about two weeks apart, in February. Each AMC 10 and AMC 12 contest contain about 12 of the same math problems.

In general, all 11th graders and above should sign up for the AMC 12 and all 10th graders and below should sign up for the AMC 10. Both exams are given at the same time and you can only take one.

Museum of Math Logo+NYC Trip
The Williston Math Team will be making a day trip to New York City on Sunday, 2/22. We’ll be visiting the Museum of Math, eating a couple fun meals, and exploring Manhattan!

You can read complete details about the trip right here. In order to participate in the trip, you must sign up online by Friday, 2/6 @ 3pm.