# The AMATYC Test - Mu Alpha Theta (Mathematics Club)

AMATYC is an acronym for American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges. This AMATYC Test is conducted by the above mentioned group (visit the AMATYC website).

## Time

This test has two rounds to it. The first round is administered during fall semester. The date is usually around early November.

The second round of this test is administered during the spring semester and is usually set in March.

Students are not required to take both tests. A student who did not take the first test can take the second test.

## Format

This test consists of 20 multiple choice questions which require very deep understanding of pre-calculus-level Mathematics. Each correct response fetches you 2 points and each incorrect response reduces your score by 0.5 points. There is no penalty for questions you leave blank.