What makes Math Kangaroo unique? This contest is
best known for the high-level logical reasoning questions blended with the grade-wise concepts.
The questions are not simply formula recollection but are logical combination of concepts.
Where? Math Kangaroo is an international competition that takes place in 92 countries throughout the world. In-person or online – see official website for more details.
Who participates? Over six million children from grades 1-12 participate in this contest and win exciting prizes and certificates of appreciation.
Why do it? The reason for this contest is to spread enthusiasm about math and to recognize exceptional students for their accomplishments.
Students of grades 1 to 12 are eligible for the Math Kangaroo test. Here is the breakdown of the sections’ main topics.
|Grade 1&2||Grade 3&4||Grade 5&6||Grade 7&8||Grade 9&10||Grade 11&12|
|Time, clock, and number of days and weeks||Simple calculations with 1, 2, 3, and 4-digit numbers||Fractions and decimals||Rational numbers and their operations||Operations on real numbers||Arithmetic operations with 1,2,3 and 4-digit numbers|
|Simple calculations with 1-digit and 2-digit numbers||Geometric figures||Magic squares||All types of angles||Functions, polynomials, equations, inequalities.||Operations on real numbers|
|Distinctive shapes||Square with a sum of 15||Lines and rays on the surface||The area of a rectangle, triangle, and circle problems||Synthetic & analytic plane geometry||Functions, polynomials, equations, inequalities|
|Months in a year||The perimeter of square and rectangles||Addition, multiplication, subtraction, & division||Volume and surface area of geometric shapes||Elements of combinatorics||Sequences of numbers|
|Addition, subtraction, multiplication, & division sums||Clocks and calendar||Supplementary, sum of angles in quadrilateral & triangle||Sequences of numbers||Elements of combinatorics|
|Time, clock, number of days in a week, months and year||Perimeter of a polygon, area of a rectangle and a triangle||Lines and rays||Simple calculations with 1-digit and 2-digit numbers||Synthetic & analytic plane geometry|
|A cube, a rectangular solid, acute, right, and obtuse angle.|
The fee is $21 for all grade levels. $25 for registering for virtual center. (note: 98thPercentile receives no money by your registration. All funds go to the Math Kangaroo organization.)
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Top finishers will be recognized internationally through the Math Kangaroo website and further media. Additionally, several top finishers in Math Kangaroo have earned college grants based on their consistent excellence.