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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.

Syllabus & Schedule

syllabus
  • - Arithmetic and Logic
    - Basic Algebra, Geometry, Number Theory, and Probability
  • Accessible to most talented middle school students in America.
Schedule
  • Usually Third Tuesday of November.
  • Some schools may take it as late as the fourth Tuesday.
  • The 2019 AMC 8 was administered on November 12. 2019 was on the second Tuesday.
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Criteria & Format

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

Visit our Archive to see the previous year problems.
40 Minutes
There are 40 minutes given in the exam.

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

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

What we offer

Results for AMC 8 - 2020

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.
AMC 8 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, 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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