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2010 MEANT Math Olympiad


One November 13th we will not have Math Circle so our students can choose to compete in the Math Olympiad sponsored by the Malayalee Engineers Association of North Texas.  Here is a description from the MEANT web site and a link to their sign up form:

To encourage young America in learning Mathematics and Engineering, MEANT introduced the prestigious MEANT Math Olympiad. The event is conducted in November every year to encourage Mathematics among students from 5th through 10th classes. Any student currently enrolled in 2009-2010 school year will be eligible to enroll in the competition, which is conducted at the University of Texas at Dallas (UTD) campus.

Sponsors for 2010 event include The University of Texas at Dallas and Clear Wireless.

MEANT Math Olympiad Sign Up Form.

 

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MEANT Spring 2010 Results


Congratulations to all of the students who took part in the recent MEANT Math Olypiad at UTD.  We saw many math circle participants and they featured prominently among the announced winners:

Group A (Grades 5 & 6)
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1st Place – Vivian Zhou(6th Grade, Rice Middle School)
2nd Place – Youngwoo Sohn(6th Grade, St.Mark School of Texas)
3rd Place – Nikitha Vicas(5th Grade, MIS)

Group B (Grades 7 & 8 )
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1st Place – Niranjan Balachandar(7th Grade, Frankford Middle School)
2nd Place – Victor Zhou(8th Grade, Rice Middle School)
3rd Place – Robert Tung(8th Grade, Rice Middle School)

Group C (Grades 9 & 10)
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1st Place – Daniel Huang(9th Grade, Shepton High School)
2nd Place – Hongzhi Zhao(10th Grade, Jasper High School)
3rd Place – Jonathan Zhu(10th Grade, Jasper High School)

These students will be guests at the MEANT banquet where they will be recognized and given prizes.

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The Malayalee Engineers’ Association of North Texas (MEANT) will hold their math contest Saturday, January 16th at UTD.  This was a well attended contest last year with some challenging and interesting problems.  Please visit the MEANT web site for more information:

  • When: 1:00 PM on Saturday, January 16th 2010
  • Where:  UTD School of Management, Room 1.107, 800 West Campbell Road, Richardson TX
  • Test Levels:  Grades 6 through 10th

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Upcoming Contests


We would like to wish good luck to all of the MMC students who will be participating in the MEANT Math Olympiad this weekend or the AMC 8 test next week.  Following are some of the awards given to students who perform exceptionally well on the AMC 8:

  • A Certificate of Distinction is given to all students who receive a perfect score.
  • An AMC 8 Winner Pin is given to the student(s) in each school with the highest score.
  • The top three students for each school section will receive respectively a gold, silver, or bronze Certificate for Outstanding Achievement.
  • An AMC 8 Honor Roll Certificate is given to all high scoring students.
  • An AMC 8 Merit Certificate is given to high scoring students who are in 6th grade or below.

If you are interested in the distribution of scores in previous years and how individuals and schools performed in 2007 please click on the link below.  Best of luck again to our students!

AMC 8 2007 General Statistics

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The Malayalee Engineers Association of North Texas is sponsoring a math contest.  To support this initiative, Metroplex Math Circle will suspend its normal November 15th meeting allowing more students to participate.

When MEANT last held a contest one of their winners was a young Zach Abel.  Zach went on to great success at the USAMO and IMO as document in the movie Hard Problems.  Perhaps one of the participants in this year’s MEANT contest will follow in Zach’s footsteps.

We will update the following information as we receive it from MEANT.

MEANT Math Olympiad

MEANT in partnership with Microsoft Corporation, announces a competition in mathematics, open to all 6th to 10th grade students in the Dallas Metroplex.

WHEN : November 15th, 2008, Saturday
TIME : 1:00 PM
VENUE : University of Texas at Dallas (UTD).
School of Management (Room 2.801, 2nd Floor)
800 West Campbell Road, Richardson, TX 75080
Map : (http://www.utdallas.edu/maps/)

Last date to Register : November 11th, 2008.
Registration fee : $10.00 (Non refundable after Nov 11th, 2008).

Click here to download the Program Flyer

Click here to download the Registration form

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