What is Math Olympiad?

It is a set of contests once a month from November – March for 4th and 5th grade students.

  • Contests are taken in the participating school.
  • Contests consist of five nonroutine problems and has a time limit of 30 min.
  • Every problem requires careful mathematical thinking.
  • Students work alone, scoring 1 point for each correct answer. Thus, a student may score up to 25 points per year.
  • Calculators, rulers, graph paper, and other aids or resources are not permitted. Other people should be asked to leave the room.
  • Problems introducing more advanced concept include all necessary definitions.
  • Detailed solution provided.
  • Results are submitted to MOEMS after each contest for scorekeeping.
  • Each team has up to 35 students. (Many schools have more than one team.)

Role of Lead:

  • Setup the dates and time for the test with PTO
  • Register students based on interest – 35 per team
  • Administer test and submit the results (instructions provided by MOEMS)
  • Share answers with parents