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National Math Contest 2017 (High School Only)

Introduction

Abu Dhabi University (ADU) is pleased to host its 5th annual mathematics competition where scientifically oriented students can enjoy a day-long intellectually challenging exercise of competing with their peers. This intellectually challenging exercise will provide students with the opportunity to explore the fascinating world of mathematics as a critical thinking tool and its real world applications.

The 2017 National Mathematics Competition is aligned with the mission of ADU aimed at identifying students’ superior skills, talents, abilities, and capacities. The event is one of several initiatives undertaken by ADU to promote mathematics as an essential and fundamental discipline for a broad-based education and a fundamental component for the majority of the degree programs offered at ADU.

Competition Date: Saturday 22 April 2017

Venue: Abu Dhabi Campus.

Registration

The competition is open to a team of two students accompanied by a coach (typically an instructor). Each high school should register the teams through email to mathcontest@adu.ac.ae

The email should include the following information:

  • Name of the Team: (ex : ADU Warriors, ADU Genius,…)
  • Name of the Coach
  • Name of the first member of the team
  • Name of the second member of the team
  • Name of the institution (high school)

Fees!

No fee is required for participation.

Last date to Register: 13 April 2017

Rules and Regulations

The following rules govern the 2017 National Mathematics Competition:

  • The eligible teams for the competition are from grade 11 and 12 students
  • Each team consists of two students, accompanied by a coach
  • The maximum number of participating teams from one institution is two
  • The competition consists of two rounds – i.e., the first and final
  • The top ten teams with highest scores will move to the final round
  • The top three teams with highest scores in the final round will be declared winners
  • The proctors address any needed assistance during the tests
  • In all cases, the decision of the Organizing Committee is final

Coaches

Role of Coaches

The following elements define the role of the coaches accompanying their teams:

  • Coaches are expected to be chosen by their respective schools.
  • Coaches are responsible for all issues and actions related to the members of their teams
  • Coaches are expected to train their participants for the competition
  • Coaches shall remain on the competition site at all times and accompany their participants back

Content of The Exam

The content of the exam will cover a variety of subjects and the students are expected to answer questions in the following areas:

  • Pre-Algebra
  • Algebra
  • Probability
  • Integrated math and comprehensive
  • Logic
  • Computation and numbers
  • Geometry

Here is an exam sample

Program Schedule

The details of the day-long schedule on Saturday April 22, 2017 is provided below

Time Activities
10:30 - 11:00 Registration
11:05 - 11:10 Welcome Message
11:10 - 11:15 Orientation Message
11:30 - 12:30 Round 1
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 13:45 Declaring Teams for Final Round
13:45 - 14:45 Round 2
15:00 - 15:15 Final Results & Award Ceremony

Directions

The event will be held at Abu Dhabi campus of Abu Dhabi University. For more detailed direction map, please refer to the below links.

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