NCMATYC Mathematics Competition

8th Annual NCMATYC Mathematics Competition at Forsyth Technical CC.

The competition will be held on Saturday, November 18th at Forsyth Technical Community College. If you school plans to participate in this great event please make sure to submit the 2017 NCMATYC Math Competition Registration Form (, with payment, by Friday, November 3rd to ensure the early registration rate of $15 per student. Late registration will continue but the fee is increased to $25 per student.

General Information
Any student attending a two-year college who does not have an associate’s degree or higher and has never taken a math course beyond the sophomore level is eligible to compete. A single-campus college can bring a maximum of twelve students. If a college has multiple campuses, they can bring up to eight students from each campus.

The competition will consist of two parts: a morning calculus exam (90 minutes, 40 questions, multiple-choice, calculators not allowed) and an afternoon team competition containing solely pre-calculus problems (scientific calculators only, provided by the competition organizers). Approximately two-thirds of the calculus exam questions will pertain to Calculus I topics; the rest will pertain to Calculus II topics.

Schedule of Events:
Registration: 9:45-10:30
Calculus Test: 10:30-12:00
Lunch: 12:00-1:15
Team Competition: 1:15-3:30 (approximately)
Awards Ceremony: 30 minutes after team competition ends

•The individuals with the top three scores on the morning exam will receive cash prizes.
•The teams with the top three scores in the afternoon competition will receive gift certificates.
•The colleges with the top three overall scores will receive trophies.
•Amounts of prizes are dependent upon the number of participants.

$15 per student

Past Tests and Winners:
Click here to see tests, morning and afternoon, from the previous years.  The page also has a list of the winners.

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