Among the topics included on the AMC 8 are probability, estimation, proportional reasoning, geometry including the Pythagorean Theorem, spatial visualization, interpreting graphs and tables, linear or quadratic functions and equations. The 25-question, 40-minute, multiple-choice examination in middle school mathematics promotes the development of problem-solving skills. Port Jefferson Middle School math teacher Mr. Matthew Garofola coached 31 students who participated in the contest this year.
The school’s top scorers are Benjamin Batter (first place), Joshua Kwon (second place) Kenshin Sugimoto (third place) and tied for fourth place are Marco Baranta and Luca Caltagirone. Congratulations!
Date Added: 3/24/2023