# Eureka Math Competition

*The Eureka Mathematics Competition is an annual event organized by Sinai Academy and open to all students. The Eureka Competition is an opportunity to test your math skills, have fun, and a chance to win some great prizes!*

The competition is divided into two levels: A & B. Level A is open to any 7th or 8th grader and any interested students from lower grades. Level B is intended for students in 9th and 10th grades.

**Thank you to all the participants of Eureka 2013!**

Award Ceremony will be held Sunday June 9 10 AM.

Award Ceremony will be held Sunday June 9 10 AM.

# EUREKA 2013

DATE: Sunday May 19, 2013

START TIME: Breakfast – 9 AM; Competition – 10 AM

END TIME: 12 PM

LOCATION: Sinai Academy HS – 2025 79th Street (between 20th and 21st Avenues), Brooklyn, NY.

**FORMAT**

There are 10 questions in all – 3 warm up problems and 7 more challenging problems.

**MATHEMATICAL CONTENT**

Although some of the questions presuppose that a participant is astride with the New York State math standards, most questions are logic / solution based.

Check out problems and solutions from previous competitions:

**EUREKA 2013**

**Problems and Solutions – Level A**

**Problems and Solutions – Level B**

**EUREKA 2012**

**Problems and Solutions – Level A**

**Problems and Solutions – Level B**

**PREPARATION**

Competition math is slightly different than curriculum math. Finding solutions to competition math problems comes with experience in cracking such and similar problems. There is a plethora of competition math problems on all sorts of levels available online.

The following wiki-page may also be of interest: www.en.wikipedia.org/wiki/How_to_Solve_It

**AWARDS**

**iPad **– The First Prize Winners in each level

**iPod Touch** – Second Prize Winners in each level

**iPod Shuffle** – Third Prize Winners in each level

**REGISTRATION INFORMATION**

Registration is open until 12 PM Friday May 17th. New and returning participants should fill out the registration form.

## SEE YOU AT EUREKA 2013!!!

EUREKA 2013 is made possible through a grant by the BluePrint Fellowship project of COJECO which is made possible through a grant by the UJA-Federation of NY and Genesis Philanthropy Group.