Category Archives: AMC 10/12

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!

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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.