## Math Tournament at Berkeley

# Held by the Math Tournament at Berkeley

# 11 years' history

### Aim to inspire more students to love and gain interest in math

### Beneficial for applying science majors in top university

### Unique and challenging math problems

# Introduction

The Math Tournament at Berkeley is an organization that aims to spread mathematics and the spirit of mathematical challenge throughout the Bay Area by presenting students with interesting, hand-crafted problems. We offer an environment where students, educators, and mathematicians can come together and celebrate the spirit of mathematics.

# Rules

**Language: **English

**Date: **November 2021

**Location: **Online (Requires computer and mobile device equipped with camera)

**Participants: **High school students

**Team: **4-6 persons / per team

**Type: **

- Power Round: Questions will be issued one week in advance, Complete and submit within 12 hours（09:00-21:00）.
- Team Round: 27 Questions split into 9 rounds of 3 questions each; After the submission of each question, you can start the next question; The scoreboard will be live-streamed to view the live scoring.
- Individual Round /Focus Round: Choose one of two to participate
- 1. Individual Round: The individual test is an easier test.
- 2. Focus Round: Contestants will have the choice to take 2 of the 4 following focus tests, Choices for the focus tests are Calculus, Geometry, Algebra, Discrete.

Note: Students with the same score of individual round will take a tiebreaker. All answers are positive integers.

**Scoring: **

- The weighting of grades in Individual Round and Guts Round is determined by the number of participants and the difficulty of the questions in the year.
- The Power Round and Video Contests will be scored separately.

# Awards

**1、Global Award**

- Global Top 10(Individual & Team)

**2、National Award**

**2.1 Individual**General- Top Score
- High Distinction: Top 10%
- Distinction: Top 25%
- Honorable Mention: Top 40%

Focus

- Top Score
- High Distinction: Top 10%
- Distinction: Top 25%
- Honorable Mention: Top 40%

**2.2 Team**Team Round- Top Score
- High Distinction: Top 10% Team
- Distinction: Top 25% Team
- Honorable Mention: Top 40% Team

Power Round

- Top Score
- High Distinction: Top 10% Team
- Distinction: Top 25% Team
- Honorable Mention: Top 40% Team

Team Overall

- Top Score
- High Distinction: Top 10% Team
- Distinction: Top 25% Team
- Honorable Mention: Top 40% Team

# ASDAN EPQ Scholarship

#### 3000RMB/std

High Distinction

#### 2000RMB/std

Distinction

#### 1000RMB/std

Honorable Mention

Noted：The ASDAN Scholarship is only available to Year 10, 11 and 12 students for participating ASDAN Extended Project Qualification(EPQ). EPQ is recommended by the G5 group and many leading universities as a competitive academic experience. Scholarships cannot be exchanged for cash. For further details see:http://www.seedasdan.org/epq/。

# Registration

#### Participation

High School students

#### Team Size

4-6 students / per team

#### Fee

Includes exam, grading,certificate, proctor fee, one-time online mock test, etc.

#### Deadline

November 17, 2021

# FAQ

If, for some reason, the student is unable to attend after paying the fee, please contact us. If you apply before the registration deadline, 25% of the registration fee will be deducted as academic materials and service fees. If you apply after the registration deadline, no refund will be given.