American Mathematics Competitions (AMC) is an exam with a long history organized by the American Mathematical Association of America (MAA) since 1950. The AMC exams are divided into blocks. Grades 8, 10 and 12. The AMC10 exam is open to 9th graders, 10th graders and high achieving AMC8 students are invited to participate. The AMC12 exam is for students in grades 11 and 12.
The AMC10/12 exam consists of 25 multiple-choice questions and takes 75 minutes to complete, built by the American Mathematical Association from the Math questions of the Middle School program high school. The main purpose of the exam is to give participants the opportunity to become acquainted with the in-depth forms of mathematics in the general education curriculum, with many questions related to practical applications of mathematics. From that approach, the exam aims to promote students' interest, passion and positive learning attitude not only in the field of Mathematics.