**The PSCC Math Bowl**

PSCC holds an annual math contest called the Math Bowl. This contest is part of a state-wide math contest that is sponsored by the Tennessee Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges (TMATYC). The contest has five divisions that students can compete in. This year's contest will be held Saturday, November 22 on the third floor of the McWherter building or at the Blount County Campus from 9:00 to 10:30 a.m. Online registration is now open. Click here to register. Please show up by 9:00 am on the third floor of McWherter or at the Blount County Campus to participate in the contest.

**Calculator Policy**

Students may use any calculator that does not perform
symbolic manipulations. The TI-89, TI-92, TI-Nspire CAS, and TI-Voyage are **not**
allowed. No books, notes, laptops or other internet accessible devices may be
used during the contest. **Students must bring their own calculator and pencil
and stay the entire testing time. Arrive early, no late admission.**

**Divisions**

In all
the descriptions below, “enrolled” in a course also includes the possibility
that a student has completed said course. By completed, we mean that student has
received ANY grade: A, B+, B, C+, C, D, F, W, I, etc.** **

**
Basic Algebra: **
Students
who are now in or who have been enrolled in a Learning Support course (e.g. DSPM
0890, DSPM 0850, MATH 0800, MATH 0820, etc.), but who have **not** yet been
enrolled in any college level math class. The one exception is that students
currently enrolled in MATH 1030 (Introduction to College Mathematics), but who
have not yet been enrolled in any other college level math class are eligible.

**
Precalculus: **Students who are now in or who have been enrolled in any
college level math class below the calculus level, but who have **not** yet
been enrolled in a calculus course (e.g. MATH 1830, MATH 1910, MATH 1920, etc.).

**
Statistics: **Open to all students eligible for the contest who have not
taken a second semester statistics course. A formula sheet and all necessary
tables will be provided.

**
Calculus
A: **
Students
who are now in or who have been enrolled in Calculus I (i.e. MATH 1910 & MATH
1830), but who have not yet been enrolled in a higher level of calculus.

**
Calculus
B: **
Open to
all students eligible for the contest, but it is recommended that the student be
enrolled in Calculus II (MATH 1920) or above.

Past Exams

Past exams for this contest can be seen here: http://www.pstcc.edu/facstaff/rtjackso/TMATYC/TMATYC_Contest.htm

**Past Top Finishers**

The top ten finishers in each division for past contests are linked below.

Top Tens 2013 Top Tens 2012 Top Tens 2011 Top Tens Fall 2010 Top Tens 2010 Top Tens 2009 Top Tens 2008