## What is AMC honor roll?

**Honor Roll** recognizes students who score in (approximately) the top 5%. Perfect Scores recognizes students with a perfect score of 25. School **Honor Roll** is awarded to schools with a team score (**AMC** 8, top 3 students scores) of 66 or greater.

## What does AMC 8 stand for?

The **AMC** include: the American Mathematics Contest **8** (**AMC 8**) (formerly the American Junior High School Mathematics Examination) for students in grades **8** and below, begun in 1985; the American Mathematics Contest 10 (**AMC** 10), for students in grades 10 and below, new in 2000; the American Mathematics Contest 12 (**AMC** 12) (

## What is the average score for AMC 8?

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Number of schools returning results | 2,342 | |
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Overall Score – average |
9.98 | |

Number of Female participants | 69,424 | |

Female participants score – average |
9.33 | |

Number of Male Participants | 80,812 |

## What is the AMC 8 math test?

The **AMC 8** is a 25-**question**, 40-minute, multiple choice **examination** in middle school **mathematics** designed to promote the development of problem-solving skills.

## Is the AMC test hard?

The **AMC** 10 is about the easier **difficulty** for high school contests. In the **AMC** 10 there’s not many number theory questions and more complex trig/log/complex numbers **problems** but on the 12, these are fair game. The AIME is much much **harder** than **AMC** 12. This is like the jump from **AMC** 8 to **AMC** 10 **problems** 20-25.

## How do I prepare for AMC?

**How Can Students Prepare For AMC 8?**

**Practice**,**practice**,**practice**…- Explore the mathematical pattern that happens around you.
- Learn and
**practice**with a group. - Understand the tenets of a good problem solving strategy.
- Know the AMC 8 schedule and prepare ahead.
- Understand the progression of problems and allocate time wisely.

## What is a good AMC 10 score?

High **scores** on the **AMC 10** or 12 can qualify the participant for the American Invitational Mathematics Examination (AIME). On the **AMC 10**, the top 2.5% make it, typically around 100 to 115 points. On the **AMC** 12, the top 5% make it, typically around 85 to 95 points.

## Who can take AMC 10?

Who is eligible to **take** the **AMC 10** and the **AMC** 12? A. Students with a passion for problem-solving who are in grade **10** or below and under 17.5 years of age on the day of the contest **can take** the **AMC 10**. Students in grade 12 or below and under 19.5 years of age on the day of the contest **can take** the **AMC** 12.

## What is the difference between AMC 10 A and B?

The only **differences** are the competition dates and that each version has a distinct set of questions, although the two examinations are designed to be equal in difficulty and distribution of topics. See more at: **AMC 10** versus **AMC** 12.

## Can you use calculator on AMC?

NO **CALCULATORS** OR ELECTRONIC DEVICES OF ANY KIND ARE ALLOWED. No questions require the **use** of a **calculator**. The only materials that students are allowed to have on themselves during the competition are scratch paper, rulers, compasses, and erasers.

## Are you allowed a calculator on AMC 12?

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. **Calculators** are **allowed**.

## What score do you need to qualify for AIME?

The **AIME** (American Invitational Mathematics Examination) is an intermediate examination between the AMC 10 or AMC 12 and the **USAMO**. All students who took the AMC 12 and achieved a **score** of 100 or more out of a possible 150 or were in the top 5% are invited to take the **AIME**.

## What does 4 * mean in math?

The factorial function (symbol:!) says to multiply all whole numbers from our chosen number down to 1. Examples: **4**!

## What is a good AMC 12 score?

The average **score** is typically around 65 out of 150. 21 About 6.5% of students taking the **AMC 12 scored** 100 or better.

## Do colleges ask for AMC scores?

Another reason the **AMC** is so important is that the top **schools** now explicitly **ask for AMC scores** (not required). In addition, you can highlight your **AMC** accomplishments in the Activities section of the application and also include them in your essays. And there are lots of essays to write!