The 13th Annual AUC Mathematics Competition (May 2018)

The 13th Annual AUC Mathematics Competition will be held 

on Friday, May 5th, 2018, from 1:30-6:00 pm, on the AUC New Campus. 

All registered students are welcome to attend.

Prizes are sponsored by Microsoft as follows:

2000 EGP for the first place of the sum of Rounds 1, 2, and 3,

1000 EGP for the second place of the sum of Rounds 1, 2, and 3,

600 EGP for the third place of the sum of Rounds 1, 2, and 3,

2400 EGP for the best team in Round 4.

 

Here is the event timeline:

1:30 – 2:00 Registration & Event Opening, Introduction to the Olympiad

2:00 – 2:15 Round 1 (3 Quick Problems, 15 min)

2:15 – 2:30 Solutions and Break I

2:30 – 2:45 Round 2 (3 Quick Problems, 15 min)

2:45 – 3:00 Solutions and Break II

3:00 – 4:00 Round 3 (Long Individual, 3 Problems, 60 min)

4:00 – 5:00 Solutions, Pizza & Soda Break, Formation of groups for Round 4

5:00 – 6:00 Round 4 (Groups, 2 Problems, 60 min)

It is important to note that the location of the competition is at the AUC New Cairo Campus which is located in the 5th District, 90th Street . You can find the location here

Your entrance will be from Gate 4, into Pepsi Gate and we will welcome you there. You will be guided into the exam hall (Mansour Hall, Hatem Building) as soon as you come.

Other than the prizes sponsored by Microsoft, you will be given a certificate from the AUC stating that you participated in the AUC Mathematics Competition for the academic year 2017/2018.

As for transportation, we are not providing transportation but "مواصلات مصر"  offers transportation to AUC New Campus using M5 and M6 busses. You can check their page for more information.

Links to M5 and M6 Routes:

M5 Route: Abdelmoneim Riyad - AUC New Campus

M6 Route: Nasr City - AUC New Campus

Instructions for the Competition:

Bring pencils and erasers

Calculators are not allowed

Mobile phones need to be silent

In Rounds 1 and 2, a correct final answer is needed to earn any credit, but a reason is needed for full credit.

In Round 3, partial credits can be given, but solutions and proofs need to be clearly written and fully detailed. 

In Round 4, students have to form groups of  3 students from the same school/university. Each group must submit only one answer booklet. Again, partial credits can be given, but solutions and proofs must be clearly written and fully detailed. 

A student with no assigned group will have a chance to join a group during the pizza break.