Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC)

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Date: 22nd September, 2018

Introduction

Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC)

The Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC) was introduced in Australia in 1978 as the first Australia-wide mathematics competition for students.It has become the largest single event on the Australian education calendar, allowing students to attempt the same tasks on the same day in over 30 countries around the globe.
The Australian Mathematics Trust (AMT) is a national not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to enrich the teaching and learning of mathematics for students of all standards. AMT hold mathematics and informatics competitions, administer enrichment activities, conduct workshops for students and teachers, and publish books on mathematical enrichment for Australian and international students. The AMT selects and supports Australia’s international mathematics and informatics Olympiad teams.

Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC)

Australian Mathematics Competition (AMC)

Qualified Students

Qualified Students

Qualified Students
  • A – Middle Primary (Years 3–4)
  • B – Upper Primary (Years 5–6)
  • C – Junior (Years 7– 8)
  • D – Intermediate (Years 9–10)
  • E – Senior (Years 11–12)
Scoring System

Maximum score equals 135 points.( No penalties apply for wrong answers.)

  •  Questions 1 to 10 are worth 3 points.
  •  Questions 11 to 20 are worth 4 points.
  •  Questions 21 to 25 are worth 5 points.
  •  Questions 26 to 30 are worth 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 points respectively.

Requirements

Language

English and Chinese

Date

22nd September, 2018

  •  A - B: 14:00-15:00(60min)
  •  C - E: 14:00-15:15(75min)
Contest
  • Individual written test
  • 5 different levels suitable for students from Years 3 to 12
Difficulty

There are five papers:

  • A - Middle Primary (Years 3–4)
  • B - Upper Primary (Years 5–6)
  • C - Junior (Years 7– 8)
  • D - Intermediate (Years 9–10)
  • E - Senior (Years 11–12)
Location

Exam Centers across China (check and choose
exam centers after registration)

Awards

Scoring System
25 multiple-choice questions and 5 questions that require whole number answers. Maximum score equals 135 points. ( No penalties apply for wrong answers. )

  • Questions 1 to 10 are worth 3 points.
  • Questions 11 to 20 are worth 4 points.
  • Questions 21 to 25 are worth 5 points.
  • Questions 26 to 30 are worth 6, 7, 8, 9 and 10 points respectively.
  • No penalties apply for wrong answers.
  • Maximum score equals 135 points.
Global Awards PETER O'HALLORAN AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE is awarded to any student who achieves a perfect score.
National Awards
  • PRIZE: Top 0.3%
  • HIGH DISTINCTION: Top 3% (Top 5% for Senior)
  • DISTINCTION: Top 20% (Top 25% for Senior)
  • CREDIT: Top 55% (Top 60% for Senior)
  • PROFICIENCY: Students who achieve a preset score, but have not been awarded a Credit (or higher) certificate. The score will be set no higher than 32 points.

Exam Centers

Registration

Fee

Includes exam, grading and certificate fee, proctor fee, past papers and academic fee.

Deadline

6th September, 2018

Registration

Click here to register.
Register and pay online, and you can download past exams and all preparation materials.

Academic training materials

Past problems available for preparation

Sample Problems

FAQ

1、Can the students bring a calculator to AMC?
Calculators are allowed for students sitting the Middle Primary and Upper Primary papers. Junior, Intermediate and Senior papers: NO calculators, maths stencils, mobile phones or other calculating aids are permitted.
2、Are there any past exam papers or other studying materials?
Past exam paper will be emialed to respective teachers after registering for AMC.
3、Refund policy

If, for some reason, a student is unable to attend after paying the fee, please notify us in writing one month before the deadline of registration. If the student notifies us after that, we will not be able to offer a refund.