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The Mathematical Association of America’s American Mathematics Competitions (MAA AMC) are a series of examinations and accompanying curriculum materials that help students develop the analytical skills needed for future STEM careers in an innovative society. The MAA AMC challenges students with engaging problems that are different than what students usually encounter in math class.

    • Develop essential problem-solving and analytical skills while challenging yourself

    • Get an advantage in the college application process

    • Prepare for a variety of different science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) career paths

    • Practice standard common core curriculum in a fun and supportive environment

    • Take the first step towards qualifying for the U.S. International Mathematical Olympiad team

The MAA American Mathematics Competitions offers a wide variety of resources and materials to prepare students for the AMC competitions:

    • AMC Preparation Materials available for purchase include questions from past competitions for students to practice. (Coming Soon)

    • MAA Press Bookstore offers many books on mathematical problem solving for teachers, parents, and students.

    • Explore online MAA AMC Resources here.

Olivia Brown

“I've always enjoyed Math, but I've never had an opportunity to show my interest until now. This competition allowed me to put my math skills to the test…I’m proud of my achievement, and I'm glad that I got the chance to participate in the [MAA] AMC competition.”

Olivia Brown, 2022 MAA AMC 12 A Participant