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Save the Date! 2019 Math Competition

April 5-7, 2019

 

Rounds and Rules

Students competingTeam Problem Solving Challenge

This challenge lasts 45 minutes and consists of 10 problems that team members work together to solve. Team member interaction is permitted and encouraged. Calculators are permitted.

Sprint Round

This round has the competitor working individually. This round lasts 40 minutes and consists of 30 problems. This round tests accuracy, with time being such that only the most capable students will complete all of the problems. Calculators are permitted.

Target Round

This round has the competitor working individually. This round has approximately 24 minutes and consists of eight problems. This round features multi-step problems that engage students in mathematical reasoning and problem-solving processes. Calculators are permitted.

Team Countdown Round

This is a fast-paced, written competition for top-scoring teams (based on scores in all rounds and in the Team Problem Solving Challenge). In this round, pairs of teams compete against each other and the clock to solve problems. Calculators are permitted.

Individual Countdown Round

This is a fast-paced, written competition for top-scoring individuals (based on scores in the Sprint and Target Rounds). In this round, pairs of students compete against each other and the clock to solve problems. Calculators are not permitted.