Math Jams

Math Jams

Math Jams are free online discussions hosted by Art of Problem Solving for a variety of purposes, including:

  • Informational sessions about Art of Problem Solving classes.
  • Review of the AMC and AIME competitions.
  • Introductions to new topics in math and other areas of study.
  • Special events, such as our annual discussions with admissions officers and professors from outstanding universities such as MIT, Carnegie Mellon, Stanford, and Duke.

To attend a Math Jam, simply sign in to Art of Problem Solving just before the Math Jam begins, and click on the Classroom bar that will appear on the screen. The Math Jam classroom will open 10 minutes before the Math Jam begins. (See Classroom System Requirements)

Our Math Jams are held in the same online classroom as our online courses. Click here to read more about how our online classroom works.

Participants in Math Jams must be signed in as Art of Problem Solving Community members to access the Math Jams. . The Math Jams and Community membership are free.

Join our mailing list to receive announcements about new Math Jams.

Open Discussion with Richard Rusczyk

Instructor: Richard Rusczyk
Difficulty Level: 0* (No math)
February 27th (Wednesday)
7:30 pm ET

Art of Problem Solving founder and CEO Richard Rusczyk hosts an Ask Me Anything-style chat. Richard will answer questions on a wide variety of topics, such as why he’s so passionate about math education, what it’s been like founding and running AoPS, what kinds of projects we currently have in the works, and many more.

2019 AIME I Discussion

Instructor: AoPS Staff
Difficulty Level: 8* (Advanced math)
March 15th (Friday)
7:00 pm ET

AoPS Instructors will discuss all 15 problems on the 2019 AIME I.

MathILy and MathILy-Er Math Jam: Views of the N-Cube

Instructor: sarah-marie belcastro
Difficulty Level: 7* (Advanced math)
March 18th (Monday)
7:30 pm ET

AoPS Instructor and MathILy Director dr. sarah-marie belcastro leads students in exploration of the N-cube and answers questions about {MathILy, MathILy-Er}.

2019 AIME II Discussion

Instructor: AoPS Staff
Difficulty Level: 8* (Advanced math)
March 23rd (Saturday)
7:00 pm ET

AoPS Instructors will discuss all 15 problems on the 2019 AIME II.

* Difficulty Ratings

0 No Math. Appropriate for all audiences.
1-3 Beginning Problem Solvers. Middle School, Algebra, Geometry, MATHCOUNTS, AMC 8
4-6 Intermediate Problem Solvers. AMC10, AMC 12
7-10 Advanced Problem Solvers. AIME, USAMO
Click here for previous MATH JAMS transcripts.
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