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January 18, 2024

2024 AMC 8

BASIS Independent Silicon Valley Lower School • 1500 Partridge AVE SunnyvaleCA  94087 Organized by BASIS Independent Silicon Valley
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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 learned skills to unique problem-solving challenges in a low-stress and friendly environment. The material covered on the AMC 8 includes topics from a typical middle school mathematics curriculum. Possible topics include but are not limited to: counting and probability, estimation, proportional reasoning, elementary geometry including the Pythagorean Theorem, spatial visualization, everyday applications, and reading and interpreting graphs and tables. In addition, some of the later questions may involve linear or quadratic functions and equations, coordinate geometry, and other topics.

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BASIS Independent Silicon Valley Lower School

1500 Partridge AVE SunnyvaleCA  94087

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