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AMC 8

AMC 8 Information

What is the AMC 8?

  • 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.
  • The AMC 8 provides an opportunity for middle school students to develop positive attitudes towards analytical thinking and mathematics that can assist in future careers.
  • Students apply classroom skills to unique problem-solving challenges in a low-stress and friendly environment.
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Syllabus & Schedule

syllabus
  • - Arithmetic and Logic
    - Algebra
    - Geometry
    - Number Theory
    - Counting and Probability
  • Accessible to all middle school students in America.
Schedule
  • Tuesday, January 18, 2022 through Monday, January 24, 2022.
  • The AMC 8 contest will be administered on:
  • Saturday, January 22, 2022 at Random Math.
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Criteria & Format

The AMC 8 test is a 25 problem exam. There are 40 minutes given in the exam. Problems increase in difficulty as the problem number increases.
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Criteria to Qualify
There are no prerequisites to participate in this competition.
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25 Questions
The AMC 8 test is a 25 problem exam.

Visit our Archive to see the previous year problems.
How long is the AMC math exam
40 Minutes
There are 40 minutes given in the exam.

It is a fast-paced multiple choice test.
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Difficulty
Problems increase in difficulty as the problem number increases.

The AMC 8 math competition is considered to be one of the easiest tests administered by the MAA, and is accessible to most middle school students.

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Results for AMC 8 - 2019

The AMC 8 test is a 25-question, 40-minute, multiple choice examination in middle school mathematics designed to promote the development of problem-solving skills.
AMC math competition practice
The AMC 8 math competition is a national-level middle school math contest, and Random Math students have continuously excelled in it.
  • In 2019, 29 students made it to the top 1% of AMC 8 participants, out of which 9 had a perfect score. An additional 57 students made it into the top 5 - 10%.
  • The AMC 8 test, hosted by the Mathematical Association of America (MAA), is the middle school version of the AMC 10, which is the first of tests in deciding the U.S. IMO team.
9
PERFECT 
SCORES
20
DIstinguished honor roll
25
HONOR
Roll
32
Achievement
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