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Harvard-MIT Math Tournament

HMMT Information

What is HMMT?

  • The Harvard-MIT Math Tournament encourages an interest in math, and aims to engage a diverse community of students and support them in reaching beyond traditional math curriculums.
  • Additionally, HMMT provides insight into what a future in math may look like for students.
  • For more information, refer to https://www.hmmt.org/

Syllabus & Schedule

syllabus
  • Including but not limited to
  • - Arithmetic and Logic
    - Algebra
    - Geometry
    - Number Theory
    - Counting and Probability
Schedule
  • HMMT this year will be held on the following days (online) :
  • February 19, 2022

Criteria & Format

The format of the test consists of several competition rounds outlined below. Refer to the official HMMT website for more information.
Criteria to Qualify
There are no prerequisites to participate in this competition.

Please note, however, this is a competition for advanced middle / high school students.
Format
Group Round*
Individual Round
Tiebreaker Round

*Note: there is no Power Round this year

More Information About Format

The format of the test consists of several competition rounds outlined below.

Individual Round

Each individual test is 10 problems and 50 minutes long, where all answers are single values (i.e. short answers).

Team Round

The Team Round is a 60-minute, 10-problem test where all members of a team work together. The point weights for each problem are indicated on the exam.

Learn more at https://www.hmmt.org/

Guts Round

The Guts Round is an 80-minute team event with 36 short-answer questions on an assortment of subjects, of varying difficulty and point values.

The problems are divided into sets of 3 (November) or 4 (February). The point weights for each problem are indicated on the exam.

Learn more at https://www.hmmt.org/

Results for HMMT

Random Math students have excelled at HMMT held in the past
  • Random Math placed 2nd in the Team - Guts Round, additionally placing 4th in the Team - Overall Sweepstakes.
  • A Random Math team placed in the Top 7 for the Team Round, and one Random Math student took home 1st place for overall.
See List of Awardees

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