Who Should Take This Test

The AMC 8 is the Mathematical Association of America's premier middle school math competition. It is taken by nearly 100,000 students worldwide each year and is widely regarded as a challenging national (and international) benchmark for mathematical excellence. All students in grade 8 or below are eligible to participate.

If you're looking for an AMC 8 mock test to try out, this is the place for you! Our electronic test will also report your strengths and weaknesses by topic.

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Po-Shen Loh is a social entrepreneur, working across the full spectrum of mathematics and education, all around the world. He is the founder of the free personalized learning platform expii.com, an education technology social enterprise which algorithmically curates openly licensed math/science lessons and problems contributed by the world. Sales of these online courses support the development of these social initiatives.

Loh draws from his experience as a mathematics professor at Carnegie Mellon University, and also as the national coach of the USA International Mathematical Olympiad team. His research and educational outreach takes him to cities across the world, reaching over 10,000 people annually through public lectures and in-person events, and he has featured in or co-created videos totaling over 5 million YouTube views.

He has been continually involved in math competitions since he was a contestant in the late 1990's: when he ranked 3rd at the National MATHCOUNTS competition, and won a silver medal for the United States of America as a contestant at the International Mathematical Olympiad. He can be followed on Instagram (@poshenloh), Twitter (@poshenloh), WeChat (罗博深数学), and Weibo (poshenloh / 罗博深).

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Po-Shen Loh is not on any of the Mathematical Association of America's AMC problem committees and has no knowledge of the actual problems that will appear on the AMC or AIME exams. He designed this mock test by carefully analyzing past AMC 8 exams, and using his experience coaching students to create original (new) problems.