## How is UKMT marked?

All candidates start with 25 marks, each correct answer is awarded 4 marks and 1 mark is deducted for each incorrect answer. This gives a score between 0 and 125 marks. Unlike the JMC and IMC, the top 60% get one of the three certificates.

### What is the UKMT anniversary challenge?

Promoting a love of problem solving, and celebrating 25 years of the UKMT! The 25th Anniversary Challenge is an online, 45-minute, multiple-choice Challenge. It encourages mathematical reasoning, precision of thought, and fluency in using basic mathematical techniques to solve interesting problems.

**What is the senior maths challenge out of?**

The Senior Mathematical Challenge is a 90-minute, multiple-choice Challenge. It encourages mathematical reasoning, precision of thought, and fluency in using basic mathematical techniques to solve interesting problems. The problems on the Senior Mathematical Challenge are designed to make students think.

**Is Intermediate Maths Challenge calculator?**

Five marks are awarded for the first 15 questions, and six marks for questions 16 to 25, with marks lost for each incorrect answer (though this was scrapped in the 2020 and 2021 challenges). No calculators are allowed.

## How do I get a+?

10 Rules to Become A+ Student

- 1 – Make the most of your classes.
- 2 – Do your homework.
- 3 – Learn to take notes.
- 4 – Find a decent study place.
- 5 – Get yourself organized.
- 6 – Learn to prioritize.
- 7 – Practice your writing.
- 8 – Don’t procrastinate.

### How do you get an AA in math?

10 Tips for Math Success

- Do all of the homework. Don’t ever think of homework as a choice.
- Fight not to miss class.
- Find a friend to be your study partner.
- Establish a good relationship with the teacher.
- Analyze and understand every mistake.
- Get help fast.
- Don’t swallow your questions.
- Basic skills are essential.

**How is the Junior Maths Challenge marked?**

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.

**How long do UKMT results take?**

within 2-3 weeks

Results and certificates should be available on your Challenges Profile within 2-3 weeks after the Challenge has closed, however there can be unforeseen delays, so please wait for us to contact you about your results.

## What is UKMT maths challenge?

Our Mathematical Challenges are the UK’s most popular school mathematics competitions. The Team Maths Challenges promote problem solving and collaboration. Enriching mathematical education. Our Mentoring Scheme, Mathematical Circles and Summer Schools help young people to develop a love of mathematics.