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United States of America Mathematical Olympiad

United States of America Mathematical Olympiad
Focus: Math and Science
Opportunity Type: Competition
Location: Canada and United States
Student Grade: 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Available to students from: All Provinces/Territories
Time of year: Spring
Prerequisites: Must have written AMC 10/12 and AIME
Cost: None
Website: http://www.unl.edu/amc/e-exams/e8-usamo/usamo.shtml
Contact: amcinfo@maa.org
Application Deadline: Participants automatically registered by AMC

USAMO qualification means that you have scored in the top 500 of North America in the AMC/AIME series of mathematics contests. This is very prestigious and difficult to obtain. The contest itself is a series of proofs completed in 9 hours over 2 days. All problems can be solved with pre-calculus methods.


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