Held by the Math Tournament at Berkeley

10 years' history

Aim to inspire more students to love and gain interest in math

Beneficial for applying science majors in top university

Unique and challenging math problems

Introduction

The Math Tournament at Berkeley is an organization that aims to spread mathematics and the spirit of mathematical competition throughout the Bay Area by presenting students with interesting, hand-crafted problems. We offer an environment where students, educators, and mathematicians can come together and celebrate the spirit of mathematics.

Agenda

Rules

Language: English

Date: October 11th, 2020

Location: Online (Requires computer and mobile device equipped with camera)

Participants: High school students

Team: 4-6 persons per team

Type:

  • Power Round: Questions will be issued at 9:00 am, 5th October (Monday), Complete and submit within 12 hours (Submit before 21:00 on 5th October).
  • Team Round: 27 Questions split into 9 rounds of 3 questions each; After the submission of each question, you can start the next question; The scoreboard will be live-streamed to view the live scoring.
  • Individual Round /Focus Round: Choose one of two to participate
  • 1. Individual Round: The individual test is an easier test.
  • 2. Focus Round: Contestants will have the choice to take 2 of the 4 following focus tests, Choices for the focus tests are Calculus, Geometry, Algebra, Discrete.

Note: Students with the same score of individual round will take a tiebreaker. All answers are positive integers.

Scoring:

  • Focus: Each individual focus combination will count for 10% of the overall score. With 6 people on a team, this yields 60% of the overall score.
  • If a student chooses to take the individual exam, it will count for 5% of the overall score.
  • Team round will account for 40% of the overall score.
  • The Power Round and Video Contests will be scored separately.

Awards

Awards
1、Global Awards
  • Global Team
2、National Award
  • 2.1 Individual
    General
    • 1st/2nd/3rd
    • High Distinction: Top 10%
    • Distinction: Top 25%
    • Honorable Mention: Top 40%
    Focus
    • 1st/2nd/3rd
    • High Distinction: Top 10%
    • Distinction: Top 25%
    • Honorable Mention: Top 40%
  • 2.2 Team
    Team Round
    • 1st/2nd/3rd
    • High Distinction: Top 10% Team
    • Distinction: Top 25% Team
    • Honorable Mention: Top 40% Team
    Power Round
    • 1st/2nd/3rd
    • High Distinction: Top 10% Team
    • Distinction: Top 25% Team
    • Honorable Mention: Top 40% Team
    Team Overall
    • 1st/2nd/3rd
    • High Distinction: Top 10% Team
    • Distinction: Top 25% Team
    • Honorable Mention: Top 40% Team

Registration

Fee

Includes exam, grading,certificate, proctor fee, past-papers and one online mock exam

Deadline

9:00 am, 4th October, 2020

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