Math Excellence Exam 2022


Eligibility

  • Only winners of the K-8 Summer Math Challenge 2021 (1st to 3rd prize) are allowed to participate in the following Math Excellence Exam. The list of winners of K-8 Summer Math Challenge 2021 is available here.
  • This Math Excellence Exam is only for students currently in grade 4-8.
  • All guidelines and date/times for the exam are available on this website. While you can participate in the exam without registration, we encourage you to register at the following link.

Rules and Format of the Exam

  • Students and parents are requested to ensure that the student solves the problem on their own. Furthermore no additional resources such as google, calculators, etc. are allowed to be used during the exam.
  • The exam questions are taken from Mathematical Olympiads for Elementary & Middle Schools.
  • For each grade separate exam questions will be prepared.
  • The duration for the exam will be 30min.
  • The exam will consist of 5 questions. Next to each question a score is shown, which can be used as an indication for the time required to solve the problem and its difficulty.
  • We will be holding 2 exams (dates and times shared below). Students are allowed to participate in one or both exams. The exam in which the student performed best will be used for the final ranking.
  • This is the second year we are conducting this exam. You can have a look at the previous exam and its solution to get an idea.

Submission

  • The solutions have to be submitted within 30min after the exam is published on this website. This google form should be used to submit the solutions.
  • For solutions which are submitted late, points will be deducted and in extreme cases will not be counted at all.

Prizes

The top 3 performers in each grade will inshAllah receive a trophy and amazon gift cards (1st prize: $100)

Questions

If you have any questions, please email k8math@ahmadiyya.us. We request to please email us well in advance of the exam to avoid last minute panic. It should not be expected that any emails sent on the day of the exam will be replied.

If for some reason the exam is re-scheduled, or there is any other change, we will try to share the update on this page.

Exam 1 (Saturday, 8th January 2022 at 4pm EST)

Exam questions are now available for download here. The solution is available here.

Exam 2 (Sunday, 9th January 2022 at 5pm EST)

Exam questions are now available for download here. The solution is available here.

Winners 2022

Out of 135 students who were eligible for the Math Excellence Exam, 108 participated in it on 8th/9th January 2022. MashAllah in each grade there was at least one student, who was able to score 100% within the given time frame of 30 minutes. BarakAllah-holakum! The list of winners is available here. These winners will inshAllah receive prizes in the upcoming months.

Winners 2021

List of winners for 2021 can be found here.