98thPercentile is here to assist your children in preparing for the exhilarating international math contest. Read on to learn more about this exciting opportunity.

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 77 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 an enthusiasm about math and to recognize exceptional students for their accomplishments.

Congratulations to 98thPercentile student Tanoj Krishna Nallagatla who earned 4th Rank at National Level and 2nd Rank at State Level in the Kangaroo Math Exam 2021. We at 98thPercentile are very proud to say that Tanoj is a member of our very own math program and that he was able to use his abilities in such an impressive way.

Below are many frequently asked questions about the Math Kangaroo contest.

- The exam is a multiple-choice test.
- Ninety minutes is the time allotted.
- There will be 12 levels of participation, ranging from grade 1 to 12.
- The students are required to fill in the answers on a provided OMR sheet.
- There are 30 questions in the exam, while for Pre Ecolier-1 and Pre Ecolier-2, there would only be 24 questions.
- Each question will have five choices.
- For each incorrect answer, the deduction will be of 1 mark with no negative marking.
- Children can carry their pens, pencils, and geometry pouches.
- No calculators will be allowed in the contest.
- Till grade 4th need to score a maximum of 96 points & 120 points for other children.
- Student who will score maximum marks can proceed to a second-round contest.
- The exam will take place in the students' school.
- The teachers will supervise accordingly.
- The invigilators will provide blank sheets for rough calculations

The Math Kangaroo contest is eligible for students grades 1-12. 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 |
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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 Are To The Math Kangaroo Organization.)

Are You Still Pondering How To Prepare For The Test? 98thpercentile Is Providing You With Previous Years’ Question Papers! Our Math Program Is Just The Instruction Your Child Needs To Catch Up To Their Peers Or Even Just To Keep Those Skills Sharp.

The educational benefits are many...

- Helps in analyzing each child’s specific skills and abilities.
- Preparation means mastering the mathematical concepts.
- Children get valuable exposure to competitive exams that take place nationally and internationally.

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.