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A+ Mathematics

Grades 6-8


Sample Test & Key

A+ Math Sample

Materials are created for one division: grades 6-8.

General Contest Information

Students begin taking math in elementary school and continue taking it in high school. Learning to complete math problems quickly is a valuable skill in all facets of life including engineering, accounting, completing a tax return and even grocery shopping. This contest includes problems covering, but not limited to: numeration systems, arithmetic operations involving whole numbers, integers, fractions, decimals, exponents, order of operations, probability, statistics, number theory, simple interest, measurements and conversions. Geometry and algebra problems may be included as appropriate for the grade level.

The contest, designed for students in grade 6, 7 and 8, consists of 50 multiple choice problems.

Scoring

  • +5 for each problem solved correctly
  • -2 for each problem solved incorrectly
  • No deduction for problems skipped

Contact the contest director: Andy Zapata