MathCOUNTS: This is a 6th grade only Competition (5th graders see below)
Saturday, Feb 25
CNA Headquarters 300 S. Wabash Ave. Chicago, IL 60605
*MORE DETAILS TO COME (ie parking, etc.) The Program in a Nutshell How Does It Work? The Competition Series has 4 levels of competition—school, chapter, state and national. Each level of competition is comprised of 4 rounds—Sprint, Target, Team and Countdown Round. Altogether the rounds are designed to take about 3 hours to complete.
Sprint Round: focuses on speed and accuracy. Students have 40 minutes to complete 30 math problems without a calculator.
Target Round: focuses on problem-solving and mathematical reasoning. Students receive 4 pairs of problems and have 6 minutes to complete each pair, assuming the use of a calculator.
Team Round: focuses on problem-solving and collaboration. Students have 20 minutes to complete 10 math problems, assuming the use of a calculator. Only the 4 students on a school's team can take this round officially.
Countdown Round: focuses on speed and accuracy. Students have a maximum of 45 seconds per problem without a calculator. This round is optional at the school, chapter and state level.
CJML: ALL ARE ABLE TO PARTICIPATE IN CJML Comps
Saturday, March 18
Whitney Young High School 211 S Laflin St. Chicago, IL 60607
Doors will open at8:15am and the competition is expected to conclude at around 12:00pm. They have plenty of parking.