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The AMC at CSUNTHE AMERICAN MATHEMATICS COMPETITIONS AT CSUN

Questions?

Please contact me.

Prof. Silvia Fernandez
Department of Mathematics
Santa Susana Hall 406
California State University, Northridge

silvia.fernandez@csun.edu

When?

AMC 8 – Tuesday, November 19, 2013.

AMC 10/12 A– Tuesday, February 4, 2014.

(The exact meeting times and places at CSUN will be announced later.)

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MAA) since 1950. Participants are middle and high school students, and according to the AMC, it is "intended for everyone from the average student at a typical school who enjoys mathematics to the very best student at the most special school". It consists of five national contests, a summer program, and an international contest.

What happens at CSUN?

Typically, students take the AMC 8, 10, or 12 at their own school. However, if your school is not offering the test you can now take it at CSUN.

We will offer the AMC 8 exam on Tuesday, November 19, 2013; and the AMC 10/12 A exams on Tuesday, February 4, 2014. (The exact meeting times and places at CSUN will be announced later.) We will not offer the AMC 10/12 B exams.

All AMC participants at CSUN will receive participation certificates.

How can I participate?

If you are interested in taking any of the AMC exams (AMC 8, AMC 10, AMC 12) at CSUN, you should follow these steps:

1. Ask. Verify that your school is not offering the test.

2. Register. Complete our online registration form. (Registration Form)

3. Practice and more information . Take a look at this years AMC brochure (AMC8, AMC10/12), which includes some practice problems and information you need before taking the test. Also follow the links on the left menu (AoPS) to find AMC problems from previous years.

4. The day of the test . As soon as the test time and place become available, they will be emailed to all registered students. When the test date is closer you will receive another email including all the information for the day of the test. (Time and place, parking information, the campus map, allowed materials, etc.)

Registration deadlines:
AMC 8 - October 22nd, 2013.
AMC 10/12 - January 14th, 2014.