Mathematical Association of America (MAA)

The Mathematical Association of America American Mathematics Competitions are a series of examinations and accompanying curriculum materials that help America’s educators identify talent and foster a love of mathematics and problem-solving in middle and high school students. The MAA AMC program helps students develop the analytical skills needed for future STEM careers in an innovative society.

In Keystone International School we are offering AMC10 /12. The AMC 10 and AMC 12 are both 25-question, 75-minute, multiple choice examinations in high school mathematics designed to promote the development and enhancement of problem-solving skills.

The AMC 10 is for students in 10th grade and below, and covers the high school curriculum up to 10th grade. Students in grade 10 or below and under 17.5 years of age on the day of the contest can take the AMC 10. The AMC 12 covers the entire high school curriculum including trigonometry, advanced algebra, and advanced geometry, but excluding calculus. Students in grade 12 or below and under 19.5 years of age on the day of the contest can take the AMC 12.

The AMC 10/12 provides an opportunity for high school students to develop positive attitudes towards analytical thinking and mathematics that can assist in future careers. The AMC 10/12 is the first in a series of competitions that eventually lead all the way to the International Mathematical Olympiad (IMO)

Benefits for students who participate in the MAA American Mathematics Competitions:

  • The opportunity to practice problem-solving skills in a fun and supportive environment
  • An advantage in the college admissions process

Unique ways to learn problem-solving skills and practice math concepts from the Common Core State Standards

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