Qualification: Students with a passion for problem-solving who are in grade 8 or below and under 14.5 years of age on the day of the competition are eligible to participate in the AMC 8.
Range: 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.
Question type: 25 multiple choice questions, and each question has only one correct answer.
Test duration: 40 minutes.
Scoring criteria: Full score of 25 points, 1 point for a correct answer, 0 point for a wrong answer.
Test time: January of each year.
(*Please refer to the notice for specific activity time.)
AMC 8 Participation Certificate
Honor Roll of Distinction
Certificate of Achievement
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