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The '''American Mathematics Contest 10''' ('''AMC 10''') is the first exam in the series of exams used to challenge bright students, grades 10 and below, on the path toward choosing the team that represents the United States at the [[International Mathematics Olympiad]] (IMO).
 
The '''American Mathematics Contest 10''' ('''AMC 10''') is the first exam in the series of exams used to challenge bright students, grades 10 and below, on the path toward choosing the team that represents the United States at the [[International Mathematics Olympiad]] (IMO).
  
[[Art of Problem Solving]] (AoPS) is a proud sponsor of the AMC!
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The AMC 12 is administered by the [[American Mathematics Competitions]] (AMC).  [[Art of Problem Solving]] (AoPS) is a proud sponsor of the AMC!
  
  

Revision as of 14:58, 7 June 2006

The American Mathematics Contest 10 (AMC 10) is the first exam in the series of exams used to challenge bright students, grades 10 and below, on the path toward choosing the team that represents the United States at the International Mathematics Olympiad (IMO).

The AMC 12 is administered by the American Mathematics Competitions (AMC). Art of Problem Solving (AoPS) is a proud sponsor of the AMC!


Format

The AMC 10 is a 25 question, 75 minute multiple choice test. Problems generally increase in difficulty as the exam progresses. Calculators are permitted.


Curriculum

The AMC 10 tests mathematical problem solving with arithmetic, algebra, counting, geometry, number theory, and probability and other secondary school math topics. Problems are designed to be solved by students without any background in calculus.


Resources

Links


Recommended reading


AMC Preparation Classes

  • AoPS hosts an online school teaching introductory classes in topics covered by the AMC 10 as well as an AMC 10 preparation class.
  • EPGY offers an AMC 10 preparation class.


See also

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