Student Mathematics League Information

**Round 1 of the Student Mathematics League (SML) will take
place on Friday, October 28. There are two times to participate: 1:00-2:10 in
Goins Auditorium or 2:00-3:10 in Goins 229. Online registration is now closed.
You can still register by arriving 10 minutes before your testing time at the
respective location. Be sure to bring your non-symbolic calculator and a pencil. **

**For more information, contact rtjackson@pstcc.edu.
Below are more details about the contest.**

The Student Mathematics League is an international mathematics competition among two-year colleges. The competition consists of two rounds of individual tests. Each test is at the precalculus level and usually consists of 20 multiple choice questions. Two points are normally awarded for a correct response, zero points if question is left blank, and -1/2 point for an incorrect response. The five highest scores on each round constitutes a school's team score. Areas of mathematics covered on the tests include (but are not limited to) geometry, algebra, trigonometry, statistics, and probability.

Eligibility: Students enrolled in a two-year college who have NOT received an associate's or higher degree.

Students ** MUST** stay for the

**Students may use any graphing
calculator that does NOT have a QWERTY (i.e. typewriter style) keyboard. **

The Student Mathematics League was founded in 1970 by

More information can be found at http://www.amatyc.org/SML/index.htm.

**Students who arrive late will NOT be permitted to participate so please
plan to arrive early**. Bring pencils and your graphing calculator. NO TI-92,
TI-Nspire CAS, cell phones,
laptops, PDA's, devices with internet capability, or any calculators with a "QWERTY" style keyboard.