AMATYC Student Mathematics League

Student Math League

[General Information]

Round 2 of 2021/22 is scheduled for Thursday, March 3rd. Two sessions are offered: The first one is at 2:30 pm in N201 and the second is at 3:00 pm in B104.

Each year the American Mathematical Association of Two Year Colleges (AMATYC) organization offers students the chance to participate in a nationwide math competition.  Twice each academic year, Student Mathematics League (SML) is administered at two-year colleges all over the country.  Each college submits a team score consisting of the total of the five best performances by individual students at that college.  After each round, all teams are ranked regionally and nationally, and high-scoring individuals are also ranked. There is also $3000 scholarship prize awarded to the national champion.

General Instruction:

  • 60 minute, timed test
  • 20 multiple choice, precalculus questions
  • Students arriving late will not be allowed to participate.
  • Students are required to wear a mask for safety during the Covid pandemic.
  • BC’s team score is the sum of the 5 best individual efforts (no student simply participating for fun will hurt the team)
  • +2 points for each correct answer, -1/2 point for each incorrect answer, and 0 points for questions left blank
  • TI-82/83/84/85/86/89/inspire calculators are allowed (TI-92’s are not)
  • $3000 scholarship awarded to the national champion!
  • In Round 1 of the 2021-2022 academic year BC mathletes achieved first place in the Northwest region and 4th place in the nation out of 53 schools

If you have any further question, please see email contact below or visit

[ 2021-22 Result]

  • In the first round of AMATYC SML competition in 2021-22 (held on November 4th), BC mathletes achieved first place in the Northwest region and 4th place in the nation out of 53 schools. 27 student mathletes participated in the event. The BC team score in this round is 62.5 consisting of:
    • Zihuan Zhang in Xhumari’s Math& 153 class, with a top score of 17/40
    • Sijia Zhang (16.5) in Xhumari’s Math& 153
    • Gaurang Pendharkar (11.5) in Luttamaguzi’s Math& 151
    • Dongwan Kang (9) in Zhou’s Math& 254
    • Rayaan Palkhivala (8.5) in Zhou’s Math& 254
    • James Ngai (8.5) in Zhou’s Math& 254

Here are  2020-21 Round 1Test and Answer Key. See also the Summary Sheet of Round 1

[ Past Results]

Click Here to Check SML Past Result of Overall Team and Individual Result


 If you have any questions regarding this AMATYC SML, email to Alicia Dehart, or ask your instructor.

Last Updated February 17, 2022