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MathCON 2017 CALENDARJanuary 16, 2017, until Friday March 3, 2017: MathCON ONLINE TEST at YOUR OWN SCHOOL
April 22, 2017: MathCON FINALS for QUALIFYING STUDENTS at CHICAGO UIC Forum, 725 W Roosevelt Rd, Chicago
STRONGER MATH BRIGHTER FUTURE
With its goal of promoting math education, MATHCON received unprecedented participation last year. 45,000 students from 450 schools in 41 different states participated in the online test,first round of the competition, in their own schools with their teachers. On April 23, 2016 more than 1,500 people consisting of MathCON finalist, parents, family members, and teachers gathered for an exciting day filled with mathematics at University of Illinois at Chicago for the Final round of MathCON. The excitement was nothing less than what one witnesses at a sports event.
MathCON : Paper Test April 22, 2017
MathCON tests are grade-level specific:
5th grade MathCON Test
6th grade MathCON Test
7th grade MathCON Test
8th grade MathCON Test
9th grade MathCON Test
10th grade MathCON Test
11th grade MathCON Test
12th grade MathCON Test
• Test questions require ingenuity and insight, but little technical knowledge beyond grade level mathematics. The online test includes problems of varying degree of difficulty that enables all students to be equally challenged.
• Maximum score at online testing is 300. There is no penalty for guessing.
• Students are not required to use a calculator. All problems on the MathCON Test can be solved without a calculator.
• Teachers will be provided with the list of username and password for each student they registered.
• Students will be able to log in with their username and passwords and take the only test anytime between January 16, 2017, until Friday March 3, 2017 during 8:00 am and 6:00 pm weekdays.
• The MathCON online tests may be taken in a seven-week window of time. This allows our teachers to fit in with even the busiest of schedules.
• Students can take the online test in their own schools with the supervision of their own teachers.
• When the students take the online tests, they are instantly scored and those scores are automatically uploaded to our website. At the end of the online test, all students will be awarded with “MathCON 2017 Participation Certificate” that they can save to their computers and then print.
• Student test scores and ranking within the school will be sent to teachers within one week.
• Qualifying students from each grade levels (Grade 5 through Grade 12) will be invited to the MathCON Finals which will be held in University of Illinois at Chicago on April 22, 2017 for a paper-based test.
• Tie breaker for Paper Based Test Ranking
• The paper-based test has 50 questions and the maximum weighted score is 300. If there is a tie based on the weighted score of the paper-based test, the student with more correct answers out of 50 questions will be placed first.
• If a tie still exists, then the student with better score on the online test will be the winner.
• If the two students also have the same score at their online tests, the student who spent less time at the online test is the winner.
The MathCON online test questions require ingenuity and insight, but little technical knowledge beyond grade level mathematics and includes problems of varying degree of difficulty that enables all students to be equally challenged.
MathCON FINALS, APRIL 22, 2017
For a paper based test, qualifying students from each of these grade levels will be invited to the Finals which will be held in
UIC Forum, 725 W Roosevelt Rd, Chicago, on April 22, 2017.
Individuals and classroom teams from charter schools, private schools, and public schools are eligible to compete in MathCON.
PERSON: Irma Gabela
PHONE:(847) 824-3380 (EXT:228)
MathCON is an online math competition for students in grades 5-12 with grade-level specific timed tests of 40 multiple-choice questions in 40 minutes. Students from all types of schools, including home-schools students, can take the test at their own schools under the supervision of their own teachers.
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