Noetic Learning Contest
April 13th 2018, 4:30 and 6 pm
Prime Factor at Overlake
Cost: $15 per student
The goal of the competition is to encourage students' interest in math, to develop their problem solving skills, and to inspire them to excel in math. During the contest, students are given 45 minutes to solve 20 problems. Many problems are designed to challenge students and to enrich their problem solving experiences.
Noetic Learning contest is an individual competition,
but registration is done through
an educational institution. To participate in the contest with Prime Factor, register
with us and take the test in our Overlake location.
Learn more about the contest ...
American Mathematics Competition AMC 8
November 14th 2017, 6pm
Prime Factor at Overlake
Grades 6-8 and advanced 5th graders
Cost: $10 per student
The AMC 8 is a 25-question, 40-minute, multiple choice examination in middle school mathematics designed to promote the development of problem-solving skills. The AMC 8 provides an opportunity for middle school students to develop positive attitudes towards analytical thinking and mathematics that can assist in future careers. Students apply classroom skills to unique problem-solving challenges in a low-stress and friendly environment.
AMC 8 could be taken through your school.
If your student doesn't have an opportunity to participate in school, join us!
We will provide tests in our Overlake Office, and will
send them to AMC headquarters for official scoring.
Learn more about AMC 8 ...
Math Kangaroo Competition
March 15th 2017, Local Math Kangaroo centers
Registration starts October 26th
Cost: $20 per student
Math Kangaroo is a popular international non-selective mathematics competition
for students in grades 1 to 12.
It emphasizes math reasoning, logic and creative problem-solving, and helps students develop their skills and reach their potential in math. The problems you will find in Math Kangaroo are nothing like the run-of-the-mill problems the students normally tackle in class. They are creative and challenging. They require logical reasoning and out-of-the-box thinking.
The contest can be taken in any local center. Prime Factor runs several centers on Eastside: in Issaquah (Pasific Cascade Middle), Kikland (LWIT), and Redmond (Overlake Office)
Registration is at www.mathkangaroo.org
Bebras Computing Challenge
November 6-17, 2017, Prime Factor Overlake or at home
The Bebras Computing Challenge introduces computational thinking to students. It is organized in over 30 countries and designed to get students all over the world excited about computing. Each participant gets 45 minutes to answer 15 multiple-choice questions that focus on computational and logical thinking.
We invite you to take this challenge with Prime Factor.
We will collect and process the results,
we will share the data with you. These will include statistics,
your child's standing, and certificates.
The contest can be taken in our office or at home.
Contest PaymentsPlease pay securely for the competition after filling in the registration form. You registration is not complete until payment is received. Thank you!
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