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Math Scholars Have Strong Showing At Regional Math Test

Five Lausanne students placed in the top 10 in regionals for the Tennessee Mathematics Teachers' Association (TMTA) math test. 

TMTA gave its first math contest exam in 1957. There are now six different contests for all high school students (or advanced younger students):

  • Algebra I (includes Core/Integrated Math I)
  • Geometry (includes Core/Integrated Math II)
  • Algebra II (includes Core/Integrated Math III)
  • Statistics
  • Precalculus
  • Calculus and Advanced Topics

The test Each student must take the exam corresponding to the class they are enrolled in at the time of the contest (or most recently enrolled in), except that Calculus and Advanced Topics may be taken more than once.

Each exam lasts 80 minutes and consists of 40 multiple choice questions. Right answers gain 4 points, blank answers score 0 points, and wrong answers lose 1 point.

The test was given at Christian Brother's University and the following students placed in the regionals: 

  • Shreya Palakurthi '21 - 3rd place in Algebra 1 
  • Tian Zhang '21 - 4th place in Algebra 1 
  • Xiangru He '21 - 7th place in Algebra 1 
  • Ayaka Kimura '21 - 10th place in Algebra 2 
  • Solbok Yi '19 - 4th place in Precalculus

Congrats, Lynx!