What is UKJMC?
The UKMT (the host) runs a series of mathematics challenges to encourage child's interest in mathematics and develop their skills in schools. The three main challenges are:
Junior Mathematical Challenge (NZ year 8 and below)
🔗 Intermediate Mathematical Challenge (NZ year 11 and below)
Senior Mathematical Challenge
Challenge date and time:
19:00-20:00, 27 April 2023
Closing date of registering: 15 April 2023
Fees for the UKJMC is $45 per student.
Eligible year groups: Year 8 and below
Calculators are NOT permitted.
Name of Account: Pinnacle Education Group
Please make payment with the students 'full name + UKJMC ' as reference.
⚠️ Please note that any fees and payments made are non-refundable.
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(Terms and conditions apply).
It encourages mathematical reasoning, precision of thought, and fluency in using basic mathematical techniques to solve interesting problems.
The problems on the Junior Mathematical Challenge are designed to make students think. Most are accessible, yet still challenge those with more experience.
Please note: If you registered after the deadline, the fees will be doubled.
The Junior Mathematical Challenge is a 60-minute, multiple-choice Challenge.
Topics covered (but not limited to)
Combinations & Probability
Indices & Surds
Scoring rules for the Junior Mathematical Challenge are as follows:
5 marks are awarded for each correct answer to questions 1 - 15
6 marks are awarded for each correct answer to questions 16 - 25
In the Junior Mathematical Challenge you will NOT lose marks for getting questions wrong
Answers left blank will be marked as 0
Top-scoring 50% of participants receive Bronze, Silver and Gold certificates in the ratio 3:2:1 ;
Students that are 'Best in Year' or 'Best in School' will also receive a badge to denote this on their certificates; All paticipant will receive a certificate;
Invite around 1,200 of the highest performers to participate in the Junior Olympiad.
The 2022 award thresholds were:
Gold 84+, Silver 66+, Bronze 52+, Junior Mathematical Olympiad 120+