Here are some of our favorite events!
NEML = New England Math League
Each competition lasts 30 minutes and involves each student working by themselves on the same 6 questions. Our team score is the combined total of our top 5 scores. Anyone is welcome to join in on any of these competitions!
MMATHs = Math Majors of America Tournament for High Schools
An all-day team-based and individual math competition @ Yale whose goals are:
– to assist universities in hosting their own math tournaments for schools within their state or region
– to provide a team-based competition that is accessible, both physically and mathematically, to more high-school students, and
– to promote communication between undergraduate students in mathematics across the country.
WPI = Worcester Polytechnic Institute Invitational Math Meet
The contest will consist of two rounds of competition. The first round will be individual competition and the second round will be a team effort. Both rounds will consist of interesting and challenging questions based on the secondary mathematics curriculum up to, but not including, calculus.
AMC = American Mathematics Competition
There are three competitions: the AMC 8, 10, and 12. Anyone is welcome to join in on these competitions!
The AMC 8 is a 25-question, 40-minute, multiple choice examination in middle school mathematics designed to promote the development and enhancement of problem-solving skills.
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. Each AMC 10 and AMC 12 contest contain about 12 of the same math problems.
USAMTS = USA Math Talent Search
Each competitor is given a month to complete 5 problems. There are three rounds. The problems are online right now!
The USA Mathematical Talent Search (USAMTS) is a free mathematics competition open to all United States middle and high school students.
As opposed to most mathematics competitions, the USAMTS allows students a full month , or more, to work out their solutions. Carefully written justifications are required for each problem. The problems range in difficulty from being within the reach of most high school students to challenging the best students in the nation. Students may use any materials – books, calculators, computers – but all the work must be their own. The USAMTS is run on the honor system – it is an individual competition, whose competitive role is very secondary. (Although we do give prizes.)
HMMT = Harvard-MIT Mathematics Tournament
We will be sending two or three teams of 6 to the all day competition held at Harvard and MIT. The competition is comprised of individual and team rounds. Around 900 students will be taking part in the competition from around the world.
PUMaC = Princeton University Mathematics Competition
We will be sending one or two teams of 8 to this all day competition held in Princeton. The competition is comprised of individual and team rounds, with competitors coming in from all around the world.
The Princeton University Mathematics Competition (PUMaC) is an annual competition run by the Princeton University Math Club. An entirely student-run competition, PUMaC has been put together since 2006 by Math Club volunteers; we are now in our 7th year. In the competition, participants from all over the US and various international teams come to the Princeton University campus and spend the day taking various mathematics assessment tests and having fun.